5 Year Anniversary of TightRope Procedure for Basal Joint Arthritis

Basal joint arthritis, also known as carpometacarpal or CMC joint arthritis of the thumb, is a common problem particularly in individuals over the age of 50. An integral component to a person's pinch and hand function, the basal joint is predisposed to wear and tear over time.  Previous injury , laxity or trauma to the [...]

2017-02-03T15:10:01+00:00 July 14th, 2016|General|Comments Off on 5 Year Anniversary of TightRope Procedure for Basal Joint Arthritis

No down time option for thumb arthritis

Basal thumb arthritis is a condition in which arthritis causes stiffness , inflammation and pain at the joint at the base of the thumb (the basilar joint/carpometacarpal joint -CMC joint).  This joint allows the thumb to move and to pinch with the fingers. Arthritis in the basal joint causes symptoms that may include: thumb pain, [...]

2017-02-03T15:10:01+00:00 July 5th, 2016|General|Comments Off on No down time option for thumb arthritis