Rheumatoid ArthritisLiving With

The Best Hand Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis

woman's hands wearing rings
Anastasiya Lobanovskaya

hand pressing against glass in shower
Skyler King

Warm up in the Shower

hand giving thumbs up
Rowen Smith

Give Your Thumbs a Stretch

hand and arm outstretched with fingers together
Natalie Grainger

Roll Your Fingers

one hand having flannel glove and other being soaked with paraffin wax

Heat up Your Hands

woman in office touching finger tips

Do the Tip-to-Tip Move

man's hands in sink

Work Out in Water

wrist twisting
Yeganeh Shahpourzadeh

Make a Circle With Your Wrist

fingers curled with pink manicure
Valeria Boltneva

Do the Lift-and-Tuck

Fingers walking from left to right over the top of a granite sphere.

Let Your Fingers Do the Walking

Close-up of a businessman's hand squeezing a stress ball

Add Some Reinforcements

fingers lifting on piano keys
Gabriel Barletta

Try the Press-and-Lift

woman sitting on bed typing on laptop
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Holly Pevzner

Holly Pevzner


Holly Pevzner specializes in creating health, nutrition, parenting and pregnancy content for a variety of publications, such as EatingWell, Family Circle, Parents, and Real Simple. Before becoming a full-time writer, Holly held senior staff positions at Prevention, Fitness, and Self magazines, covering medical health and psychology. She was also a contributing editor at Scholastic Parent & Child magazine. She resides with her family in Brooklyn, New York.