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What are the symptoms of CMC Arthritis – also called Basal Joint arthritis or thumb arthritis?

  • Thumb pain when trying to grip or pinch
  • The base of the thumb can be swollen and tender
  • Prolonged ache and / or discomfort
  • Loss of grip strength
  • The thumb looks out of place
  • The thumb can’t move like it used to
  • Bony bumps appear on the joint