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Rheumatism in your hand

Rheumatism occurs at different ages and is a very common condition. Rheumatism is a collective name for about 100 various chronic conditions. Popularly, however, rheumatism often means 'rheumatoid arthritis'. Rheumatism often causes stiffness and pain in the joints, muscles and tendons. Contrary to popular belief, rheumatism is NOT a family or hereditary disease. It is not yet known exactly how rheumatism develops.

What is rheumatism and is a wrist or hand brace effective?

Rheumatism, often referred to as 'Rheumatoid Arthritis', is an autoimmune disease. To protect the body against diseases, the body makes antibodies. In an autoimmune disease, it is the case that the antibodies, which the body produces itself, start to defend against the body. This is due to the fact that the tissue within the hand is perceived as “foreign”. This will cause swelling and inflammation that are painful and sensitive; rheumatism. A wrist brace is very effective for people with osteoarthritis in the hands and wrists.

Rheumatism in your hand
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Teyder Teyder Thumb Bandage Osteoarthritis / Rheumatism

Teyder Thumb Bandage Osteoarthritis / Rheumatism

This elastic thumb bandage is the ideal aid for osteoarthritis and rheumatism on the wrist and / or thumb. The elastic fabric forms perfectly around your hand. You will experience immediate relief!

€24,95

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Teyder Teyder Wrist Bandage Neoprene

Teyder Wrist Bandage Neoprene

Support for the wrist joint and carpal bones without rigid ribs. The unique properties of the Teyder NEOthermik material ensure a protective and pain-relieving effect!

€17,95

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CARE CARE wrist bandage

CARE wrist bandage

The CARE Wrist Bandage is an ideal compression aid for mild complaints around the wrist. This wrist bandage provides compression, relieves pain and reduces fluid around the joint. Ideal for complaints such as rheumatism, arthrosis and fibromyalgia!

€29,95 €16,95

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Teyder Teyder Wrist Brace Neoprene

Teyder Wrist Brace Neoprene

This neoprene wrist brace fits very well around your arm, can get completely wet, is easy to put on with one hand and has an extra strap at the wrist for extra stability. Nowhere cheaper!

€29,95

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Ossur Form Fit wrist brace
GO Medical Buddy Loop Fingerband

Buddy Loop Fingerband

Finger bandage for support during everyday activities or sports. Easy to apply and very skin-friendly and cheap compared to taping. Can also be used for the toes!

€6,95

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GO Medical Rheumatism Gloves with Silicones

Rheumatism Gloves with Silicones

These rheumatism / arthritis / arthrosis gloves provide compression, support and especially warmth to your hands. Ideal for relieving pain, promoting blood circulation and reducing stiffness, for rheumatism or arthrosis!

€39,95 €19,95

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GO Medical Rheumatism Gloves

Rheumatism Gloves

The GO Medical rheumatism gloves support your hands, provide compression, improve blood circulation and provide you with warmth in pain on your hands. Ideal for rheumatism, arthritis or arthrosis!

€34,95 €18,95

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How does Rheumatism develop?

Rheumatism develops gradually. In the early stages, nothing will be noticed yet about the joints. At a later stage, fingers may feel sensitive and stiff. Many studies are underway to discover the exact cause of rheumatism. Until now it can be concluded that rheumatism can occur at all different ages and that the dysfunction of the autoimmune system takes place. The autoimmune system can become disrupted by bacterial infections, stress or excessive stress. What we do know is that rheumatism is more common in women than men .

Symptoms of the rheumatism fingers and hands

  • Sensitive hand
  • Painful hand and fingers, gets worse with movements
  • Swollen fingers
  • Bothered by morning stiffness
  • The fingers will feel thick and warm

Treating rheumatism with a hand brace or wrist brace?

With rheumatism it is important that advice is sought from a doctor or specialist. He will prescribe medicines for you. You will also be referred to a medical specialist for movement exercises to reduce the stiff feeling.

A hand brace can provide extra support for everyday actions. ProBrace can advise the following thumb braces for your hand:

  1. The best-selling brace for Reuma is the GM medical 016 thumb splint
  2. Looking for more freedom of movement but with optimal support in the thumb joint? Then look at the Rhizoloc thumb brace .
  3. Are you more interested in a full wrist and hand brace? Then look at the CARE wrist brace!

Below are two similar wrist braces :

  1. The FormFit wrist brace from Ossur has multiple adjustment options. The different settings allow you to adjust the brace to your liking.
  2. Looking for a brace with a good price-quality ratio? Then look at the Novamed wrist brace.
Rheumatism in your hand