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Hand stiffness

Conditions

Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition that affects the hands and fingers.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Fingers bending towards palm
  • Pain in hand
  • Hand stiffness
  • Difficulty picking up small objects

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Dupuytren's contracture.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Repetitive Strain Injury

Repetitive strain injury (RSI), also called work-related upper limb disorder, is a general term used to describe the pain from muscles, nerves and tendons caused by repetitive movement and overuse.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Single joint stiffness
  • Pain in one joint
  • Wrist pain
  • Hand stiffness
  • Wrist stiffness

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Repetitive Strain Injury.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain in hand
  • Hand stiffness
  • Pain in more than one joint
  • Stiffness in many joints
  • Swelling of more than one joint

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Rheumatoid arthritis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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