Is there anything I can do for arthritis in my hands?
Over-the-counter or prescription medication can help to reduce pain and inflammation of arthritis in the hand. If symptoms do not improve significantly with these medications, cortisone injections and viscosupplementation injections can also help to reduce pain and swelling in the joints.
Is Squeezing a ball good for arthritis?
They help increase flexibility and improve strength. Such exercises include: Full grip: Perform this exercise a couple of times each week, with a few days of rest in-between. Squeeze a stress ball in the hand as hard as possible.
What stretches can I do to relieve arthritis in my hands?
Start with your hand in a neutral, relaxed position with your fingers and thumb straightened. Next, bend your thumb across your palm, touching the tip of your thumb to the bottom of your small finger. If you can’t make your thumb touch, just stretch as far as you can. Return your thumb to the starting position.