Hand Pain Blog
Sandra asks: "My wrists are weak and painful. My hand therapist has suggested wrist replacements. Is that a normal thing now?"STT arthritis is a form of osteoarthritis that involves three bones in the wrist, the Scaphoid, the Trapezium and the Trapezoid. This article covers the symptoms of STT arthritis, diagnosis and treatment options including surgery.
"I have rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. My hands are very painful and I have several joints replaced over the years. I have little movement in my wrists and am considering getting them fused.
Is it safer to let them fuse naturally or fuse them surgically now?"