Pain or injury at the base of the thumb

by ih-mis admin
When you think about how much you use your thumbs in your day to day lives, it makes sense that an injury to this part of your body can be painful and debilitating. Years of stress to the base of the thumb (CMC) joint can lead to chronic painful osteoarthritis. While an acute injury to this joint can occur as the result of hyper-extension to the CMC joint with extreme force, such as a fall in hockey or falling while skiing holding a ski pole.