Dealing with a Crippling Wrist Injury

Mental Health, Writing
For the last five years, I've struggled with wrist pain. Multiple trips to doctors years apart yielded no results--they just told me to put some ice on it and take Ibuprofen, even when I told them I'd already tried that. The response was something along the lines of "well, go home and try it some more". Well, after years of jumping through hoops, I joined up with a health clinic--on a quest to get the free dental service for youth offered there--and lo and behold, the doctor there realized I have a serious problem and sent me to a hand clinic. The hand specialist decided I have tendonitis instead of carpal tunnel (what a relief *rolls eyes*) and sentenced me to wearing a splint on my left wrist for a…
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