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How should I exercise my fingers that are starting to have enlarged knuckles due to ra? 56 year old female, only medication is zocor (simvastatin) 20 mg. For cholosterol. Take calicum 1200 mg, and fish oil 1000 mg.

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Dr. Aaron Broadwell
Internal Medicine
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In brief: ROM

Work on keeping range of motion and strength.
You could use silly putty or other squeezable material.

In brief: ROM

Work on keeping range of motion and strength.
You could use silly putty or other squeezable material.
Dr. Aaron Broadwell
Dr. Aaron Broadwell
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Physical therapy is an option too
Dr. G Funari
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: If

If you have not already done so, you should be evaluated by a rheumatologist to assess your joint involvement.
They can confirm the diagnosis, and come up with a treatment regimen that usually involves medication and exercise. They will also monitor the progression of the disease.

In brief: If

If you have not already done so, you should be evaluated by a rheumatologist to assess your joint involvement.
They can confirm the diagnosis, and come up with a treatment regimen that usually involves medication and exercise. They will also monitor the progression of the disease.
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari
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