Carpometacarpal (CMC) Joint Osteoarthritis in Durango & Pagosa Springs, CO
Basal thumb joint arthritis (carpometacarpal joint osteoarthritis) is a condition which can cause a significant amount of pain at the base of the thumb joint and lead to decreased grip strength and disability. There are multiple therapies available for the treatment of CMC joint osteoarthritis ranging from splinting, injections, and surgery. Dr. Williams completed an additional fellowship in Hand & Microsurgery; as such, he is a Hand Surgeon. Thus he is well qualified to help elucidate the cause of the symptoms which you are experiencing. Through his thorough history and examination, he can recommend extra testing that may need to be done as well as help you navigate the various treatment options which are available.