Arthritis wears away at the cartilage of a joint, which is the cushioning material between bones. ... When arthritis affects the joints of the hands, it can cause pain and stiffness. That pain can get worse whenever you use your hand a lot for repetitive tasks.
A very common wrist fracture. A Colles Fracture is a fracture of the radius bone of the forearm close to the wrist, resulting in an upward (posterior or dorsal) displacement of the radius and obvious deformity. Usually after a fall onto an outstretched hand. It's not always easy to detect a fracture of the distal radius, as it can be deceivingly disguised. A clear sign of a complete colles wrist fracture is a step sign that's as obvious as daylight on an X-ray, but may be hidden to an [...]
A broken, or fractured, finger occurs when one or more of these bones breaks. A break is usually the result of an injury to the hand. A fracture can occur in any of the phalanges. Fractures can also occur in your knuckles, which are the joints where your finger bones meet.
De Quervain's tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons in your wrist. It occurs when the 2 tendons around the base of your thumb become swollen. The swelling causes the sheaths (casings) covering the tendons to become inflamed.