Coping With Arthritis in Your Hands

Arthritis damages the cartilage that cushions the ends of bones. Inflammation is a factor in RA (pictured), and also may occur with OA.

Arthritis can affect any joint in the body, but it is often most noticeable when it affects the hands. While it can be painful and functionally limiting, self-help strategies and medication can help ease the symptoms. OA or RA? The most common type of arthritis in seniors is osteoarthritis (OA), in which the cartilage that […]

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