Base of Thumb Arthritis
This is arthritis between the base of the metacarpal bone of the thumb and a bone in the wrist, the Trapezium.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
This is a condition resulting from an increase in pressure on the median nerve at the wrist.
Trigger Finger / Thumb
This condition results in pain at the base of the finger or thumb with either clicking or locking of the digit in a bent position.
Dupuytren’s disease is the thickening, with subsequent shortening of the layer under the skin called the fascia.
There are two principle types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a wear and tear type arthritis where the cartilage that normally lines joint surfaces thins, exposing the underlying bone and producing pain.
This is a ganglion of the end joint of the finger. It is a fluid-filled swelling that arises from the lining of the joint.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
This complication can occasionally follow surgery or injury to the limbs.