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9/4 - left wrist discomfort when pressure on it. 11/6 - diagnosis of synovitis/tenosynovitis by doc. 1/7 - no real improvement. normally a slow heal?

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Dr. Sherry Ransom
Podiatry 33 years experience
It is inflammed: what you need to do is immobilize it. that is you can get a brace for your wrist.It is indicated for overpronation but it shoud give you ome relief as it is the movingaround that is aggravationg it. I realize you have to move to live but the brace may make your quality of life a little less challenging. also 250 mg of ibuprofen with food. and do not forget soaking in lavender epsom salts.

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Last updated Jan 17, 2015

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