... Does not sound fun.
Have u been diagnosed with any type of artritis?
I have not had anthing lock but one of my
index fingers sometimes will just stay curled
up and stiff if I try to open it. Maybe try ice
or heat?? Sometimes the simplest things can
help sometimes. (2 replies)
... I suffered with the same problem for a long time. Not sure of the name but think its called Trigger Finger or Locked Finger. It is easy to cure. What happens in your fingers when you open or close them there's a sleeve that it slides into. ... (3 replies)
... Hi everyone,
I had a bloodiest today to test for arthritis, or perhaps a virus.
I have been very fatigued on and off for a long time and previously diagnosed with fibromyalgia (about 4 yrs ago). There is a possibility this is a flare up of that.
My symptoms include:
pain in hands, fingers, ankles, back and sometimes knees, shoulders and hips. (1 replies)
... Hi Ginger,
Good to hear that your hand has improved. You are very brave to have the surgery done on 27th June to your right hand. I wish you loads of good luck. At least you know what to expect.
Yes the hard ball that my surgeon placed in my hand really kept my fingers from bending forward & my wrist was not stiff or frozen at all.
I wore a micro-plastic splint which... (26 replies)
... When fingers lock and then unlock, it is usually a case of tendinitis. The tendon slips over the joint trapping it in a bent shape. ... (1 replies)
... I have had arthritis in my fingers for a number of years, so , according to my doctor, it was inevitable that it went down!! ... (3 replies)
... rfers with my swallowing . I also can not turn my neck to the right to well and have a numbness in the right side of my face and pins and needles in my hands and fingers I am now seeing in Feb a nero to do a full work up to make sure it is only the dish causing this. ... (6 replies)
... and in the third and fourth year I felt too ill to go to work but struggled in, and nobody really understood how I was feeling. I would type and my fingers locked, I couldnt get up quickly and the drugs gave me terrible diarohea and side effects and felt ill all the time. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Creinha,
Thanks for responding. With regards to the pain: Itís definitely worse in the mornings Ėwhen itís really bad it even wakes me up. When I am simply resting (at a time when I am having a flare) it becomes difficult to move the affected parts (especially the legs) and it feels as if they get Ďlockedí in a certain position. In periods of mild pain I would say it... (8 replies)
... Thanks for your reply, Ronnie. And thanks everyone who has replied to this post. :wave:
I don't think I have psoriatic arthritis, since I've never had psoriasis or anything like it. I know that in rare cases the arthritis precedes the psoriasis, but that's not very common. But who knows.
Did you give up working altogether, or did you get a job doing something else? I'm... (11 replies)
... first, it is now in my knees, ankles, toes, hands, elbows and neck. My hands have steadily got worse and I found typing all day at work a bit of a struggle. My fingers sometimes locked as I was typing. ... (11 replies)
... gh for me to actually do anything about, it was just a curiousity to me. A few months later I literally woke up one morning and could not move my hands, wrists, fingers or feet. I was in so much pain!! Like you, I couldn't take a step. My joints felt like they were fused together. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Kathy, I have rheumatoid arthritis pretty bad in my hands and feet. I have already had surgery on my left foot. Pain was so bad, I couldn't hardly walk. My fingers are somewhat deformed but I can still use them for the most part. ... (3 replies)