Archive for October, 2014
Tying your shoelaces. Buttoning a shirt. Writing your name. Simple activities of daily living can be difficult for folks with CMC arthritis.
Arthritis in the hands is common, specifically osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb (Carpometacarpal or CMC Arthritis). CMC arthritis shows up in people that have a lot of repetitive gripping, lifting, pulling, or pushing in their lives.
CMC arthritis is usually found in older people. Treatments can include steroid injections, drugs, a cmc arthritis thumb brace, and a change in lifestyle. A thumb brace for CMC Arthritis needs to apply pressure at the base of the thumb.
CMC Arthritis Brace
This one-of-a-kind thumb brace is designed to treat thumb arthritis. It works by placing the thumb in a position that stops the joint pain caused by the osteoarthritis. It’s light, low-profile, hygienic, and easy to put on and take off.
This thumb brace will help relieve pain, increase function and quite possibly reduce dependence on pain killing medication . This is an inexpensive treatment option for basal joint or CMC arthritis.