Best Treatments For Arthritis of the Thumb

A common and very painful condition that the orthopedists in our Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine group see quite often is thumb arthritis. Sometimes even a relatively mild case can be very painful. To help people understand arthritis of the thumb so that they can seek proper treatment, Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has recently written a blog on the subject.

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Effective Pain Relief For Arthritis of the Thumb

There are many types of arthritis, the most common being osteoarthritis which happens as the joints simply wear out over time. The good news is that there are a number of effective treatments—particularly for arthritis of the thumb—that can ease the pain and restore comfortable movement of the joint. Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, explains these in his recent blog.

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