Typically one would shake hands when you meet a person or greet someone you haven’t seen in a while. My hands CANNOT take squeezing, strong gripped hand shakes that are typical in construction where I work. What can I do or say to avoid my hand getting painfully squished with each handshake?
My fingers are hard to bend and its painful. Any ideas for relief? Been doing some hand exercises.
Does anyone else have visible swollen veins in their hands? I have a lot of swelling around my knuckles and joints in my hands and noticed on the bad days that my joints look blue from the swollen veins. Across the top of my hand and in my thumbs I have thick visible veins that I never had before, normally I'm a very bad stick when drawing blood w no visible veins.
Can you edit a post after you've posted? My hand was shaking, I hit the wrong button, 1 post became 2....lol. These hands just are not working today.
I I have arm and hand tremours, does anyone have a suggestion for me? My hands shake so bad that I can't eat soup with a spoon. I can't even write out my Christmas cards, my grocery lists look like a 2 year old's writing. Has anyone else experienced this?
I am curious what fellow RA friends do when someone puts out there hand to shake it. I squirm when this happens as some people really squeeze and it hurts but I hate being rude.
I write and use the computer a lot at home and work. I have one book published and am writing the second but my writing has went down since my hands hurt if I work for more then an hour. I've started wearing compression gloves at work when I have a ton to type but my hands are still wrecked after a long day of typing. Has anyone found a good preventative or after care for joint pain in you hands, fingers, thumbs?
I have been suffering from arthritis for as long as I can remember, however, I was only diagnosed two years ago. Lately I have been noticing that my hands are starting to look funny. It’s hard to explain but they kinda look like “working man hands” and considering I’m a teenage girl who should have “soft, dainty hands” I’ve become quite embarrassed. Whenever I hold my hands up, say for a high five, my pinky fingers always bend awkwardly to the back of my hand. It looks super gross and multiple… read more
Has anyone found essential oils helpful to hand joint pain? And how and where to purchase. I don't want to have to mix it myself. Just a ready to use cream, oil, or whatever. My hands, thumbs are very sore. Thx!