Arthritis & JointsTreatment

8 Exercises for Hand Arthritis

woman squeezing hands to relieve arthritis

What to know first

finger joint blocking

1. Finger joint blocking

wrist turn

2. Wrist turn

finger curl

3. Finger curls

wrist bend

4. Wrist bend

fingertip touch

5. Fingertip touch

thumb stretch

6. Thumb stretch

hand grips paper crumpled into ball

7. Muscle strengthener

hand presses down other hand on table

8. Finger stretch



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