Arthritis of the Hand Photos
Photos of hands with arthritis can be seen for free online. Arthritis of the hands occurs when cartilage in the joints of the hand become worn or damaged. To compensate, the body collects fluid in the joints that causes them to swell. Arthritis affects a large percentage of the older population.
- Symptoms of arthritis in the hands may include swelling, pain, warmth, and changes in the surrounding joints.
- Treatment for arthritis of the hands may include medications, injections, splinting, or surgery.
- Hand exercises may also help relieve arthritis pain.