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Sunday, Oct. 09, 2005 9:31 PM


Arrrgh. Sometime last week, I thought I'd strained a muscle in my arm or shoulder. It hurt a bit, but nothing too bad.

Despite several days of using things like Tiger Balm and having a professional massage therapist work on me (he did find a knot or something in my arm, and it felt better for a few hours), things have gotten worse. There were moments today where it felt like I'd whacked my funny bone, and enjoyed it so much that I did it again.

I'm going to see the doctor tomorrow and get this looked at, but it probably won't hurt to lay off keyboarding for a day or two. (The strain is in my dominant arm - so that's lifting, holding things, eating, typing, drinking, the pocket I keep my keys in, that sort of thing.)

UPDATE: The physical therapist says I pinched a nerve in my neck. I will be offline for a couple of weeks.




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John - 2005-10-10 17:16:59
If the doc recommends surgery, get a 2nd opinion. It could be that all you need is a good chiropractor. I swear by mine!

Brin - 2005-10-10 10:58:05
Hurry up and feel better. Your common sense is needed here on Diaryland. :-)