Arthritis in your hands can cause aching, swelling, and weakness, making daily tasks painful or impossible. Typing on keyboards or carrying groceries can become challenging as cartilage deteriorates between your joints. While there isn’t a cure for arthritis, there are simple things you can do to mitigate arthritis pain and maintain mobility.
Performing gentle hand exercises can improve flexibility, moderate arthritis pain, and enhance your quality of life.
Check out these five hand exercises you can perform to relieve arthritis pain.
*Before beginning any new exercise or stretching regimen, consult your physician to ensure you’re healthy enough for the new activity and that it fits into your existing treatment plan.
Depending on your symptoms, the best treatment for arthritis will vary from patient to patient. Some patients experience severe hand pain and may find relief with a cortisone injection, while others may find relief with a brace or splint. In other circumstances, surgery can be a choice to relieve pain and other symptoms.
OrthoGeorgia helps our patients stay active and healthy while managing arthritis pain in their hands.
When you visit our Hand Center, you can expect expert and individualized care. We will evaluate your condition, listen to your concerns, and create a customized treatment plan to help you enjoy the best quality of life.
OrthoGeorgia boasts a strong history of innovative hand treatments, as we were one of the first subspecialty hand surgery practices in the Southeastern United States. In addition to arthritis treatments, our Hand Center is also well-versed in treating conditions such as:
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Disclaimer: The information contained within this material is intended for informational purposes only. No material in this content is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, treatment, or advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider with questions regarding your medical conditions and treatment options.
At OrthoGeorgia, we want to help you live a healthier and more comfortable life by giving those in Macon, Warner Robins, Kathleen, Milledgeville, Dublin, and the surrounding areas convenient access to the highest quality care. Whether you have been suffering from a sports injury or a common orthopaedic condition, we will determine the cause of your discomfort and craft a personalized treatment plan to bring you relief. To learn more about our services and our physicians, or to schedule an appointment at OrthoGeorgia, please contact us today.