Hand or Wrist Arthritis
Hand and Wrist Arthritis
Hand and wrist osteoarthritis is a common source of pain as you age.
Basically, everyday wear and tear damage your hand and wrist joints. The chances of you suffering hand arthritis increase if you have overstressed your hand joints or have experienced excessive weight-bearing activities, e.g. boxers and gymnasts.
Research confirms that exercise is the best way of controlling arthritic pain, strengthening or loosening your joints. Ultimately, this will improve your everyday function.
Common Treatments for Hand & Wrist Arthritis
Treatment methods may include gentle passive movement, heat and electrical treatments, mobility and strengthening exercises, massage, acupuncture, supportive braces, wax therapy and advice on preventing further joint damage.
Common Wrist & Hand Pain or Injuries
- Broken Wrist
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- de Quervain's Tenosynovitis
- Finger Sprain
- Hand or Wrist Arthritis
- Muscle Strain
- Neck Arm Pain
- Overuse Injuries
- Pinched Nerve
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- RSI - Repetitive Strain Injury
- Thumb Sprain
Common Wrist & Hand Pain Treatments
- Early Injury Treatment
- Avoid the HARM Factors
- What to do after a Muscle Strain or Ligament Sprain?
- Acupuncture and Dry Needling
- Sub-Acute Soft Tissue Injury Treatment
- Soft Tissue Massage
- Wrist Brace or Support
- Electrotherapy & Local Modalities
- Heat Packs
- Joint Mobilisation Techniques
- Kinesiology Tape
- Physiotherapy Instrument Mobilisation (PIM)
- Strength Exercises
- Supportive Taping & Strapping
- TENS Machine