With thumb arthritis, the cartilage that covers the ends of the bones deteriorates, and its smooth surface roughens. Please know that while we provide information on certain conditions and can describe what a splint might do to alleviate your concern, we cannot provide you with a diagnosis. We hope your hand feels better soon. Surgery for thumb arthritis. Pain in the middle joint of your thumb where it attaches to your hand; you have difficulty grasping or holding objects; pinching is painful and hard to do. Pain in your thumb can be caused by several health conditions. Many people have thumb pain which subsides after a few years, when the arthritis and irritation in this joint "burns out".
Continued from first post…you can suggest as far as a brace is concerned to help with the discomfort? It seems that mine has symptoms of tenosydonitus and cmc thumb arthritis. I also looked on the web for exercises to do. Every Motus location is staffed by a Certified Hand Therapist trained in treating repetitive stress injuries. Common causes of thumb pain Thumb pain is often caused by bruising or injuring your thumb.
For about wks now I have been having numbness and sharp pains in my right thumb. Thanks for sharing and giving reply to each with right solution. Every Motus location is staffed by a Certified Hand Therapist trained in treating repetitive stress injuries. Hope you find relief soon! I believe that is what caused it. Smartphone use can often equal hand pain for people who end up clutching and pecking on the little screens for hours, leading to a boost in complaints at the offices of hand specialists. We hope you are feeling better soon.
Shannon, I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing pain in your thumb. You are bleeding significantly. Hidden categories: Articles lacking in-text citations from August All articles lacking in-text citations. Although we are not health care providers and cannot diagnose your injury, it sounds as though you could have done anything from strain your thumb to rupture a ligament. Some people will have a mild problem which flares up from time to time, and treat it themselves or ignore it, others will have a severe problem which prevents them from doing many things with their hand, and feel that they have no choice but to have surgery.