Rheumatoid Hand

Rheumatoid arthritis can lead to pain, swelling and joint deformities in the hand and wrist. This can lead to inability to grasp or pinch and make it difficult to perform daily activities. There is no cure for arthritis but medications and physical therapy can alleviate symptoms. Surgical intervention may be necessary for severe symptoms. Read More

  • The American Board of  Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • University of Pittsburgh  Medical Center
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery: AAHS
  • Alpha Omega Alpha