Unable To Bear Weight And Unable To Grip (Hands)

Reviewed on 11/28/2022

The inability to bear weight or to grip with the hands are symptoms of a number of different conditions involving the nerves or muscles. Examples can include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, trauma or injury, multiple sclerosis, or other conditions. If you are experiencing these symptoms or have any other concerning symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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