Hi I went to Orthotics this week in the hope of having a splint fitted for my elbow; which the doctor says is Tennis Elbow?? Personally I think it is my HNPP but then I am a sufferer and my GP isn't! however after an assessment with the nurse she decided I CAN'T have a splint/brace fitted because of the pressure on my skin! As my nerves feel like they are on the surface of my skin at the moment she decided not to let me have one, yet again I come across someone in the medical profession that doesn't know anything about HNPP! so my question is: Has anyone had a splint/brace fitted or been told you cannot have one? i was very annoyed with my GP as if he had taken a little time to read about HNPP,
he himself would have known I couldn't have one fitted and saved me the trek to the centre and an appointment that someone else could have had! Why do GP's not take time out to investigate our condition instead of just pretending they know what we have?
So now I am still in pain even though I had an injection the day before but I think the needle went in the wrong place this time as it has made no difference whatsoever! Anyone any idea's as to how I can aleviate the pain in my elbows when I go to bed?