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Good evening,

Does anyone have any tips to help with hands stiffening after using hand tools, been doing a bit of snipping and small amount of weeding I wondered if anyone does anything to ease symptoms.



I usually do a few finger exercises before I start: stretching fingers out like a starfish and then pulling a tight fist then repeating about 6 times. I also wear gloves if it is cold. then after washing in warm not hot water I massage in hand cream.

17 Feb, 2022


If its bad, I will apply 10% ibuprofen gel to affected areas after working, helps a bit to reduce inflammation and pain.

18 Feb, 2022


Thanks, l'll give them ago.

18 Feb, 2022

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