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Alternative self-treatment for osteoarthritis of the base and saddle of the thumb

Cause

– Misalignment of the thumb joints

  • Reduced ability to spread the hand
  • Extension deficit in the thumb
  • Ball of thumb shortened

Trigger

  • One-sided load/ overload
  • Frequent, strong pulling
  • Frequent work with a computer mouse

Arthritis of the base and saddle of the thumb – therapy

Therapy for osteoarthritis of the base and saddle of the thumb includes both orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic aspects.

An unhealthy diet, other diseases, bad lifestyle habits, hormone deficiencies, lack of oxygen, medications, etc. can always cause muscles to shorten, overload extremely quickly, create fascia adhesions, and consequently put too much stress on joints.

Arthritis of the base and saddle of the thumb – Health optimization & exercises 1-4

The non-orthopaedic aspect therefore relates to holistic health promotion. For this purpose, I strongly recommend the following preventive programs to those affected “Healthy diet and “Healthy lifestyle. Here, the patient himself is responsible for finding out where there are errors in his own lifestyle and where there is a need for optimization. The orthopedic aspect includes, the now following exercises regularly and to the best of your ability.

1st exercise

Hands spread

2nd exercise

“Massage “webbed skin

3rd exercise

“Stretch “webbed skin

4th exercise

Pull out thumb