Osteoarthritis of the hands can lead to stiffness, swelling, and pain. It often makes everyday activities — such as holding a cup of coffee, threading a needle, or tying your shoelaces — painful and difficult. But what can you do to protect your hands, reduce the symptoms, and support your doctor's treatment?
With assistance from some of the world's leading hand experts, the American Arthritis Society has compiled some useful and practical tips for self-care and made them available on the Society's website. All of the tips are interesting and easy to follow. These and many more suggestions regarding osteoarthritis can be found online at the American Arthritis Society