Arthritis of the hand joints, and particularly osteoarthritis, is very common with aging. It can cause pain and stiffness of the joints and can affect your ability to do your daily activities. Join Dr. Naomi Patel as she discusses how to differentiate various types of arthritis of the hands as well as how to treat arthritis, with goals of treating pain and maximizing function. She will review both medications and other treatments that can be helpful.

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Speaker: Naomi Patel, MD

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This online program is free and open to Mass General staff, patients and the general public. No registration needed.

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