Osteoarthritis of the Hand

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Osteoarthritis of the Hand

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It develops over time, often because of the wear and tear of daily activities.

What is osteoarthritis?

This detailed video describes osteoarthritis of the hand, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Osteoarthritis is treated with medications to help control your inflammation and relieve your pain. Wearing a splint may also help keep your joints from hurting. If these don't help, you may benefit from surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.