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Thumb Arthritis: Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery


Thumb arthritis, sometimes known as “basal joint arthritis” or “arthritis base of the thumb,” is a condition that is genetic and tends to come with age. Patients with thumb arthritis find it difficult to perform daily tasks such as opening a jar or turning a doorknob. The pain and swelling is found at the base of the thumb.

Watch this two-minute video to see how a quick surgery can relieve thumb arthritis symptoms if splints and injections do not work for you.

Learn more about Thumb Arthritis and watch more short videos at www.HandCare.org.

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  • March 30, 2017 at 10:50 AM


    While we can’t tell you exactly who performs certain procedures, we can help you find a hand surgeon in your area. You can visit http://www.findahandsurgeon.com to search for Las Vegas hand surgeons who are members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

    ASSH Staff

  • Dennis Durost
    March 29, 2017 at 7:56 PM

    Why do you not address the newer TESS surgical procedure. Less invasive, fewer complications and quicker recovery. How do I find a surgeon in Las Vegas, NV who performs the TESS surgical technique?

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