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Hands and Arthritis

How can arthritis affect the hands?

Many different types of arthritis can affect your hands and cause joint pain, swelling and stiffness. Any joint in your fingers, thumbs, knuckles and wrists can be affected by arthritis. For more information about hands and arthritis including,

  • How are hands affected by arthritis?
  • How can I protect my sore hands?
  • Are splints useful?
  • Should I exercise my hands?
  • What else can I do?

Contact the Arthritis Helpline on 1800 011 041 to request your copy or download these resources for further reading: