Anyway started having problems with my left wrist, after playing a load of piano with bad technique - some time ago now, probably getting on a year. (eek, when i put it that way.....)
The wrist is very rarely actually painful, but it's weak. And it will be painful if I stressed it at an angle (like push ups where it's at 90 degrees). If I climb and the pressure goes the wrong way through it (I'm sure it's when the wrist is rotated on an angular sloper or something), it will feel painful, and a bit of stiffness follows. Could also be described as a weird hollow feeling in the joint. And the pain after climbing like that eases if I wrap a thumb and index finger around the joint and apply pressure.
So yeah; anyone had anything similar? Interested to hear. I'm in a stage where it hasn't gone away though isn't annoying enough to sort out... though I probably should!
It sounds like you'll probably dislocate it if you carry on (as i did). The things you describe sound very familiar,
Do you have any swelling in the left wrist? If so, there are things you can do to reduce the swelling.
You say your wrist is very weak, then there are strengthening exercises you can do, using such things as therbands, theraputty and light weights.
I am currently recovering from a broken wrist and I am suffering from lack of motion, swelling and weakness (it is very weak). I am currently seeing a physio and an occupational therapsit.
I've had weakness and discomfort in both wrists for a couple of years, lasting reminder of carpal tunnel syndrome that wasn't bad enough to require surgery but did involve lots of rest (like its possible to rest your hands properly!) and not climbing for ages. Saw a physio this summer and she gave me some strengthening exercises that have sorted it right out.
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