Joint aspiration, or arthrocentesis, is a relatively safe and simple procedure to extract synovial fluid from a joint. Learn about the 3 reasons your doctor may recommend a joint aspiration for your arthritis.
Try these home treatments to relieve hand and wrist pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. You may also consider working with an occupational therapist to help strengthen joints in the fingers, thumbs, and wrists.
At-home treatments can help you relieve hand pain and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis. These simple home care remedies can reduce symptoms in your wrist, fingers, and/or thumbs, making day-to-day tasks easier.
Before scheduling knee surgery, ask these questions to help you choose a surgeon, decrease the chances of potential complications, and set expectations for pain control and physical therapy during recovery. Being well informed can help improve your chances of a smooth surgery and recovery.