I recently started treatment and have completed my 2nd of 12 sessions. Over the last few days my wrist has become extremely sore. I am struggling to sleep and cannot exercise using weights as it is too painful. I have been prescribed pain killers but has anyone else had this issue. Is there any exercises or anything that can be done to help the pain.
Hi @Ronan, a very warm welcome to our community, and thank you for this post. I do hope you’re doing okay and that your treatment is going along okay. I’m sorry to hear you’ve been struggling so much with wrist pain, it sounds as though it has been really quite troubling for you. May I ask whether your GP or treatment team are aware of your symptoms? Have they done any tests or given you their thoughts on what may be causing the pain? It sounds as though you may well have seen someone, but I’m sorry to hear that you’re still in pain. I wonder whether it’d be worth having a review with your GP/treatment team if you are still struggling. Depending on the cause, there may be more they can recommend.
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Thanks very much. So I had a call with the specialist today and she has prescribed Tradol painkillers. I will try these out and see. I had my last session last week and the line was attached at the back of my palm rather than my inner elbow. Maybe that makes a difference?
Hi @Ronan a great big welcome to our forum, I am so glad that you have found us.
It sounds as if your wrist is really painful and so sorry that you cannot exercise with your weights.
You ask a very good question.
@TanyaBloodCancerUK has given you a great reply.
I think that it might be a good idea to ask your medical team about what exercises you might be able to do as well as painkillers obviously mask (not a medical term) the pain.
I look forward to hearing more about you and please let us know how you get on.
Look after yourself
I appreciate the reply I will let you know how I get on in the coming days.