Thank you for the update. I have been thinking of you. I have a colleague who plays piano but has focal dystopia. A friend in church, a Julliard trained pianist with a touch and command capable of playing with an orchestra, had surgery for very severe wrist issues and tendonitis. It grieves me to see how the gift of music is stifled by these problems, and every bit of good news makes my day.
Yes this has been a real wake up call for me. It is clear that as our bodies age the metaphorical bubble can burst at any time and for me that time arrived.
All those years of sitting at a computer for long long hours has caught up with me and add to that about five years of sitting in the classical guitar position with clearly bad posture and it's no surprise what the outcome might be.
I am just about to attach the newly arrived snakewood strap buttons and will be attempting to play standing up. I'm a bit concerned about having strap buttons on my guitar but I did buy it to play and not just to look at.
By the way at some point I will write a post on the kind of exercises I am having to do. I don't think it will be a quick fix though.