So I have had really bad repetitive stress problems in both of my hands for about three years. The problem was originally caused by using the computer too much, although it has since expanded to be exacerbated by a much larger range of fine motor hand activities. I have seen a lot of doctors and physical therapists, none of which has been particularly helpful. I have made A LOT of adaptations in my daily life to try to avoid using my hands for the things that bother them, but on average, they have really only gotten worse. Most of the doctors haven’t even diagnosed me exactly (it literally ... [This message is long. Retrieve the whole message]
I sufferend from plantar fasciitis and metatarsalgia (pain under ball of foot) about 6 months ago. I didn't do anything about it for the first few months but it just kept getting worse. I was limping and hated walking anywhere. I treated with cold for about 4 days, resting my foot on a cold pack about 3-4 times a day then started using the BFST Wrap (blood flow stimulation therapy). I did the treatment as well as taped the foot and within a month and a half, it was gone. No more limping! The BFST helps any soft tissue injury as it simply promotes more blood flow to the area. Increased blood flow brings more nutrients and more oxygen, accelerating the healing process. Here is where i got my info....very interesting. http://www.kingbrand.com/Plantar_Fasciitis_Treatment.php?REF=46PV1.192
I advise you to take one pain relief medicine pain-o-soma. its very effective medicine in pain relief. I hope it will working in your case. Buy if you did't relief from pain then you need to checkup with doctor.
I am currently assembling a Google map with physicians and physical therapists who have substantial knowledge of RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury). I was wondering if any of you know good medical people I could additionally recommend on my map? Repetitive Strain Injury - Physical Therapists I created the website after I had been suffering from RSI for over 3 years. It's my personal story (22,000+ words) combined with advice on prevention, self-treatment, ergonomic equipment and I hope that it will help fellow sufferers overcome their pain.
I use a couple of books, one called "Pain Free" by Pete Egoscue and another called "Stretching" by Bob Anderson for all my pain needs. Both books have come in handy for my wrist and hip injuries due to playing pickleball. Hope this helps!