I have a neighbor lady, in her 70s, who used to love to crochet but had to
give it up years ago because of pain in her elbow and shoulder. The best
she can tell me about it was that the doctors thought it was caused by the
repeated small(ish) movements necessary to crochet. It's not CTS,
according to her, although at its worst, it does effect her thumb, too.
So, with that very vague diagnosis, I was wondering if there have been any
ergonomic improvements in crochet hooks that might make it easier for her
to crochet again? I know she would love to do it again if there was some
hope that it wouldn't cause these arm problems.
Any help will be appreciated.
- posted 14 years ago