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HSOC Now Treat Basal Thumb Arthritis

Basal Thumb Arthritis suffers can now find relief with the Hand Surgeon Orange County

HSOC stands for Hand Surgeons Orange County and is a group of associates that treat a variety of hand and upper extremity problems. The associates include the Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Specialist Orange County, the Basal Thumb Arthritis Doctor Orange County, the Rheumatoid Arthritis Doctor Orange County, a carpal tunnel syndrome surgeon and an orthopedic hand surgeon. Their website,, is dedicated to the people in the Orange County and San Diego area. They are well-known not only nationally but also internationally. They are now adding to their many specialties the diagnosis and treatment of basal thumb arthritis.

Basal thumb arthritis Orange County is osteoarthritis that has developed at the joint between the wrist and the base of the thumb. The specific cause for this is unknown. Weight and age are significant factors as well as the type of work you do. It can cause pain, swelling, stiffness and decreased usage of tue hand. The strength of the hand decreases and the motions once performed with ease bring great discomfort. Tasks as simple as opening a jar or turning a doorknob become difficult. Applying splints and taking over the counter pain relievers can lessen the pain. Corticosteriod injections are recommended if the pain persists or worsens. In the worse case scenario surgery, called an arthroscopy, might be required. A tiny incision is made in the hand. A tubular instrument containing a camera and necessary instruments are inserted through the opening into the joint to clean away damage tissue. There are other types of surgery for more severe situations. All of these surgeries are done as an outpatient procedure. Basal Thumb Arthritis Doctor Orange County wants you to know that they have experience with this type of surgery.

HSOC also treats TOS, rheumatoid arthritis, and has an orthopedic hand surgeon and carpal tunnel syndrome surgeon on board. TOS is a malady that affects the upper part of the body with much pain, numbness, tingling and possible swelling. The chest, neck, shoulders, and head may be affected. The Thoracic Outlet Syndrome specialist Orange County has the expertise to find the cause and to prescribe an effective treatment for you if these symptoms are present. Rheumatoid Arthritis Doctor Orange County also stands ready to offer help to diagnosis and to help ease the pain of this debilitating disease. Consult HSOC if any of the above mentioned symptoms are present. You can have confidence in their abilities.

Company Contact Information
Hand Surgeon Orange County
John Knight
3501 Jamboree #540
Newport Beach, CA
(949) 288-6622

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