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Basilar joint arthritis

Posted Oct 11 2010 11:53pm
Basilar joint arthritis symptoms
Basilar joint arthritis is arthritis of the thumb. The thumb joint receives a vast amount of stress especially with pinching motions. The thumb joint generally wears out and has many arthritic problems the most common arthritis in the thumb are: Rheumatoid arthritis (autoimmune disease), traumatic arthritis (by injury), and osteoarthritis (degenerative disease). One’s physician will perform several test including; manipulation of the joint, physical examinations, x-rays, MRI, and bone scans in order to determine if one has basal joint arthritis and what can be done to fix the problem. How much pain the patient is in usually determines whether he or she must have
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