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Arthritis


Arthritis leads to both painful and limited joint motion. Arthritis commonly affects the base of the thumb, the finger joints, and the wrist. The chance of developing hand arthritis steadily increases with age. Post-traumatic arthritis can occur following a previous joint injury. Other types of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile arthritis, are predominantly inherited. Arthritis can be managed with non-surgical and surgical methods. Surgeries to correct arthritis include state-of-the-art joint replacement and joint reconstruction, arthroplasty, and surgery.

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