- By Joel Streed
Cause, remedies for thumb arthritis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
It’s a condition that can have you giving a thumbs-down to activities that require gripping and pinching motions. Thumb arthritis causes pain and swelling in the thumb, and makes it difficult to do simple tasks, such as swinging golf clubs, turning doorknobs and opening jars. It’s a common injury, especially for women. The good news is there are several effective ways to alleviate the aches and pains of thumb arthritis. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minte, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sanj Kakar explains what happens beneath the skin of your hand to cause thumb arthritis.
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