January 11 2005 am I doing something wrong? Categories: General I swear this stupid fsking brace is making things worse, in some ways. (Thumb keeps going numb.) I’m going to give it two more days, and then call the doctor. And sleeping with it on? Ha. Comment feed 3 Responses to “am I doing something wrong?” Dorothea Salo says: 1/11/2005 at 6:58 pm You are doing nothing wrong. The brace is creating problems. This happened to me first with a DeQuervain’s brace that was too tight, and next with an under-elbow tendinitis brace. Elaine says: 1/11/2005 at 8:19 pm Sigh…. Elaine says: 1/12/2005 at 6:39 am I would call the doctor now. I’ve used braces once or twice over the years, and they made me more comfortable, even when sleeping, rather than less.