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If you have arthritis in your thumb, is it a good idea to exercise your thumb?
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Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: May be
Such arthritis needs to be evaluated by a rheumatologist.

In brief: May be
Such arthritis needs to be evaluated by a rheumatologist.
Dr. Andras Perl
Dr. Andras Perl
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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