Wrist Arthritis: Introduction
Wrist Arthritis: Inflammation of the wrist joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Wrist Arthritis is available below.
Symptoms of Wrist Arthritis
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symptoms of Wrist Arthritis
Treatments for Wrist Arthritis
- Varies depending on the cause
- Treatment for wrist arthritis depends on the specific type of arthritis, the severity of the symptoms, and the patients' age, general health and other medical conditions. Treatment is aimed at symptom control and modification of disease progression. Treatments include:
- Explanation - Education plays an important role in arthritis management
- Rest - during bouts of active inflammation
- Exercise - graduated exercise program recommended to maintain good joint function, especially in osteoarthritis
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Wrist Arthritis
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Wrist Arthritis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Wrist Arthritis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Arthritis & Joint Health Specialists (Rheumatology):
- Senior Health Specialists (Geriatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Wrist Arthritis
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Wrist Arthritis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Wrist Arthritis
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Wrist Arthritis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Wrist Arthritis
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