/ Climbing with tendonitis
I went to the walk in clinic today, where they told me what I had already presumed to be the case; it was tendonitis. I was also told that I should take anti-anflammatories and cut down on climbing from 4 times a week to twice a week until it got better
This suprised me, as I would have assumed they would tell me to stop climbing completely. I would hate to be stuck not climbing for a month or so, so I'm happy to go out and climb, albeit at a slightly lower intensity than I normally do. But I'm still kind of worried that the doctor knows absolutely nothing about climbing and just thinks I'll be doing easy toproping or something.
Should it still be okay to climb on, and will climbing slow down the healing process?
I think for Elbow (not wrist) Tendonitis Dave Macleod's theory is that gentle climbing is better than no climbing....but I might be completely making that up.
A proper diagnosis by a physio who is knowledgable about elbows and tendinitis would be your best next step.
Which part of the country you are in? There are many UKC users who might be able to recommend someone from personal experience.
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