25 March 2011
I may now look like I'm part cyborg, but at least I'm a fashionably (for Melbourne at least) black one.
And it is remarkably comfortable, this clever custom moulded thermoplastic and velcro contraption.
In good news, it's ensuring that my thumb and wrist are constantly in a comfortable position, without restricting me too much (I can obviously still grab food when needed, which is very much needed when there are freshly baked Raspberry, Coconut and White Chocolate muffins in the house).
In even better news, after next week I should be able to do a little bit of crafting, so long as it isn't causing any pain.
This is a huge improvement on the blanket advice to "try to avoid using your thumb at all".
Such Good News.
(For those wondering about their own hand issues, I have a classic case of De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, aka Mother's Thumb)