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Arthritis of the Thumb

There are several forms of arthritis that can affect the thumb. The most common is called basal joint arthritis. Because the strength and motion of the thumb is required for nearly every activity – whether writing, opening a jar, or buttoning a shirt – pain from this condition may impede the most basic everyday tasks.

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