Jeez, the agony of it all! My 'career' is currently being venomously threatened by a whole lot of chaos going on in my right (plucking hand) wrist - it's not RSI, nor tendonitis, but it's hell. I have hyper-stetchy hands, and thus my technique is such that I tend to bend my right wrist at almost a complete 90 degree angle whilst fingerstyling. I believe that over 3 years of this combined with the added strain of plucking has led to a) buggered and gnarly tendons, and b) a small pocket of fluid smack-dab right in the centre of it all, called a 'ganglion cyst'. Surgery has been suggested, and I'm kinda... EXTREMELY TERRIFIED. I was hoping for a bit of reassurance and perhaps some advice on what steps to take? Maybe some personal experiences with this kind of injury would help? I'm currently having a form of acupuncture (utilising infra-red lasers rather than conventional needles), and some musicians swear by this whilst others recommend physiotherapy - so I'm still a bit hazy on it. Please, TB. Help me. *Below is a picture of myself in a live environment. Yes, I've shown it off before but this time check out my right hand too see what I mean. Doesn't like happy, does it?