Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease. Arthritis can affect any joint in your body by wearing down of the cartilage between joints, causing bones to rub together.
Pain is often felt in the wrists hands joints (Thumb, Middle Knuckles, and Fingertips)
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects the lining of your joints and causes painful swelling that can lead to bone erosion and joint deformities
Occupational Therapy intervention in this population may include: