Thumb Arthritis Information
Welcome to Painfulthumb.com, your source for information on thumb arthritis. This is an educational website sponsored by BioPro for anyone suffering from thumb pain due to basilar joint arthritis, a common condition affecting millions of people. Basal thumb arthritis, often referred to as CMC joint arthritis or simply thumb joint arthritis, can be very disabling, causing severe hand pain and swelling, as well as decreased strength and range of motion. A painful, arthritic thumb may make it difficult to complete many daily household tasks such as turning a doorknob or opening a jar.
Luckily there are solutions out there for you. Many treatment options exist for thumb joint arthritis. The following pages discuss some common options as well as an alternative treatment option, known as implant arthroplasty. The BioPro Modular Thumb Implant is a device that is implanted in the base of your thumb, allowing patients suffering from thumb pain to regain range of motion while providing a firm foundation for grip strength and pain relief. If you would like to learn more about basal thumb arthritis, treatment options or the BioPro Modular Thumb Implant, please visit the navigation menu.
Arthur had his thumb replaced with a BioPro Modular Thumb Implant. Before the surgery it was very painful for him to enjoy one of his favorite hobbies.
Jim had his left thumb replaced with the BioPro Modular Thumb Implant. He no longer feels discomfort and says he has regained 100% of usage of his thumb.
Judy had her thumb replaced with a BioPro Modular Thumb Implant. Judy is an advid golfer and her thumb arthritis made it difficult to play. Learn how the BioPro Modular Thumb helped get Judys game back on track.