A 39-year-old member asked:
If you have arthritis in your thumb, is it a good idea to exercise your thumb?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
May be: Such arthritis needs to be evaluated by a rheumatologist.
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Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Arthrtitis: Exercise for arthritis is designed to keep the joint moving, but not to put toomuch stress on the joint. Stregtheningthe muscles around a joitn without joint irritation also will help stabilize the joint and reduce joint force especially in extrems of motion.
So yes but not too much that it hurts.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 26, 2018
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