Hand Joint arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation and deterioration of the joints in the fingers. The symptoms of finger arthritis generally include joint pain and stiffness. Other symptoms may include redness, warmth, swelling, and decreased range of motion of the affected joints. The most common forms are osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) and rheumatoid arthritis. There are several types of arthritis that can affect the finger joints, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis. Symptoms of finger joint arthritis may include pain and stiffness, swelling and tenderness, reduced range of motion, redness, warmth, decreased range of motion of the affected joints, and deformity of the fingers. The severity of finger joint arthritis can vary, and it may affect one or multiple fingers.