Wow I didn't think anyone else had the same problem.. I am 24 and was born unable to turn both wrist face up.. I remember first noticing my problem playing simon says, When simon says touch your shoulders came I touched my shoulders different than everyone else lol.. anyway, this does have an affect on my everyday life. I have always wanted to play guitar ( and guitar hero lol.. did you know you can play guitar hero on ps3 with the controller?) but I cannot hold a guitar. It is very difficult to build my biceps and forearms when working out, I think one of the worst and most things, and the most noticeable to others, is that I cannot hold a fork properly, although I do struggle and strain to be able to do so as everyone else can. Its funny to think about, but one of the most embarrassing parts of this problem is is taking change from others (at a register, drive through, toll booth, etc) and having it fall all over because I am not able to cup my hand and accept things because I cannot turn my wrist. I shot myself in the foot in life by being a waiter for most of my career. I cannot hold plates and trays like everyone else but I have found my own ways around it most of the time and get the job done although it make look awkward sometimes. Every doctor I have ever talked to has never seen it before and I would love to someday hear of some sort of cure, even if it means breaking and reseting the bones and muscle. One question I would have is, Is this genetic? Even though I know that no one in my family has this problem, I still worry that I could pass this problem on too my kids when I have them. Its cool to know I'm not alone with this problemView Thread
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