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Is it easy to strap up a wrist and can you do it yourself?
Seriously, go and see your GP. I don't think a long drive should affect your muscles to that extent, it sounds more like some kind of repetitive strain injury or carpal tunnel (not that I'm an expert).
They may be able to recommend ways to stop it recurring - there's no point in just sitting there waiting for it to go again.
FBG, there is no medical evidence to 'support' the strapping up of things IIRC. During my training I was told that they give people tubigrip in A&E to make them feel better, in a placebo effect type of way IYKWIM
I would see your GP and ask for a referral for physio or something similar (I had reiki on my tennis elbow and its never returned)
Just spoke to on call doctor. He said it sounds like muscle strain and to rest it in warm water and take paracetamol. DH reminded me I drove 2 hours the other week and I was fine so he doesn't think it was the drive on Thursday. I think I might cry as there are so many things I need to do and it hurts.