At Barrington Orthopedic Specialists, we understand the debilitating effects that thumb arthritis can have on your daily life. That's why we are proud to offer comprehensive care for this condition, including a range of conservative treatment options designed to help you regain strength and mobility in your thumb.
Our team of experienced orthopedic specialists are trained to diagnose and treat all forms of thumb arthritis, from mild cases to more advanced conditions. We believe in offering our patients non-invasive treatment options whenever possible, such as physical therapy or oral medications, to provide fast and effective relief without the need for surgery.
For more advanced cases of thumb arthritis, Dr. Mark Yaffe specializes in a single-incision procedure that can help restore function to the joint with minimal disruption to surrounding tissues. This technique offers a faster recovery time and less postoperative pain than traditional surgical methods.
At Barrington Orthopedic Specialists, we are committed to providing personalized care that meets your unique needs. Schedule an appointment with our team and begin your journey to a full and speedy recovery.
Thumb arthritis is a condition where the joint at the base of the thumb becomes worn or damaged, leading to pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility in the thumb.
Some common symptoms of thumb arthritis include:
If you suspect that you may have thumb arthritis, it's important to see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and to discuss your treatment options.
With proper care and management, most people are able to find relief from their symptoms and regain full use of their hand.
Thumb arthritis can be caused by wear and tear on the cartilage that cushions the bones in the joint, as well as genetic factors, previous injuries, or medical conditions like rheumatoid arthritis.
Barrington Orthopedic Specialists has multiple conveniently accessible locations across the greater Chicago area. Our offices can be found in:
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