Basal Joint Arthritis

Basal Joint Arthritis Basal joint arthritis, also known as thumb arthritis or carpometacarpal (CMC) joint arthritis, is a condition that affects the joint at the base of the thumb. It causes pain, stiffness, and decreased mobility. Here’s some patient information regarding basal joint arthritis: 1. Symptoms: The common symptoms of basal joint arthritis include pain, […]

Mallet Finger

Mallet Finger Mallet finger is an injury that occurs when the tendon that straightens the finger (extensor tendon) is damaged or torn. This results in the inability to fully extend the fingertip. Here’s some patient information regarding mallet finger: 1. Symptoms: The primary symptom of mallet finger is the inability to straighten or extend the fingertip. […]