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My hands get stiff at night. What can I do?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Stiff hands

You may want to discuss with your primary care physician who may refer you to see a rheumatologist or a hand surgeon.
This sounds like arhtritis but this may be primary (from repetive use) or secondary to some other process rheumatoid, psoriasis, etc. Which should be treated.

In brief: Stiff hands

You may want to discuss with your primary care physician who may refer you to see a rheumatologist or a hand surgeon.
This sounds like arhtritis but this may be primary (from repetive use) or secondary to some other process rheumatoid, psoriasis, etc. Which should be treated.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Stretching exercises

Treatment for stiff hands depends on the cause, but may include stretching exercises for the joints and muscles, as well as modalities to help loosen the joints.
Anti-inflammatory medication can also help reduce symptoms. Adaptive strategies in the way the hand is used during the day may be helpful. See a hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation.

In brief: Stretching exercises

Treatment for stiff hands depends on the cause, but may include stretching exercises for the joints and muscles, as well as modalities to help loosen the joints.
Anti-inflammatory medication can also help reduce symptoms. Adaptive strategies in the way the hand is used during the day may be helpful. See a hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation.
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