Find out why women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis. Most arthritic joint pain, such as hip, knee, and hand pain, is caused by osteoarthritis.
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.