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After basal joint reconstruction surgery, your thumb and hand are placed in a splint to provide support, to control postop pain, and to promote healing.
May 15, 2014 Thumb joint pain will make your every day activity difficult. The obvious question you need to ask yourself is whether your pain is caused by basal joint
What is it? The universal joint at the base of the thumb, between the metacarpal and trapezium bones, often becomes arthritic as people get older.
Basal thumb arthritis is a type of osteoarthritis affecting the base of the thumb at the carpometacarpal joint. This joint consists of the articulation of a wrist bone called the trapezium with the first metacarpal bone, which forms the base of the thumb.
A New Splint Design for the Thumb CMC Joint 1 the thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) or basal joint, age 70 have osteoarthritis of the thumb CMC joint. Pain and
Hear the word arthritis and you may automatically think of hips or knees. Osteoarthritis (OA) at the base of the thumb is just as common, but has not been
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Other names: Basal Joint arthritis, 1st CMC arthritis. Does your thumb hurt when you try to open a jar? Do you have pain at the base of your thumb?
CMC restriction splint indicated for basal thumb arthritis. Provides optimal support and immobilization to the cmc joint to promote healing and prevent harmful movement.
Arthritis of the Thumb Base Fundamentals. The basilar joint of the thumb, or carpometacarpal (CMC) joint, is unique because it provides mobility and stability.
most common joints to develop OA in the hand is the base of the thumb. The thumb basal joint, also called the carpometacarpal Arthritis of the Base of the Thumb
The most common symptom of thumb basal joint arthritis is a deep, aching pain at the base of the thumb. The pain is often worsened with activities that involve pinch
Thumb arthritis is usually caused by trauma or injury to the joint. A normal basal joint has cartilage that covers the end of the bones but in the case of thumb arthritis, the cartilage wear out and the ends of the bones become rough. The rough bones rubbing at each other result to friction leading to joint damage.
Basal Joint arthritis is a condition that affects the base of the thumb where it connects to the wrist. This common condition can be very painful and inconvenient as