I believe you mean Dupuytren’s contracture. Unfortunately, I know the name
of the condition for a bad reason. I searched the Internet for medical
advice, went to see my doctor, and although he was impressed with my
French pronunciation, he declared that what I have is chronic tendonitis
of the right ring finger (and possibly left thumb). I actually have to
lift my finger up at times, it will not straighten out on its own. As an
artist, it is frightening. I will not take anti-inflammatory medication
and I’m attempting to heal myself “naturally”.
I have always been the great debunker but I am doing hot soaks,
self-massage, and I’m even using an ultra-sonic home unit. I’ve reached
the conclusion that whatever works is state-of-the-art and if hypnosis
would help, I’d try that. Desperation and pain can crack the facade of
even the most cynical person.
I will not, however, wear a copper ring or magnets. Even I have my
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