Mp joint thumb

David J. Bozentka answers your questions about MP joint arthritis. The metacarpophalangeal MP joint is the large knuckle joint located where the fingers and thumb meet the hand Figure 1. The metacarpal bones lie within the palm and the phalanges lie within the digits.

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Metacarpophalangeal joint - Wikipedia

The MP joints are the first obvious joint of the thumb where it joins the hand. They are shaped as a dome on the hand side and a shallow curve on the finger side. This allows mobility in sideways and twisting movement as well as bending and straightening. It also means that the joint is generally forgiving of injury except when instability occurs this is aside from fractures that are described in the fracture section. The common problems are related to wear and tear arthritis osteoarthritis and instability. Arthritis osteoarthritis : Arthritis is either primary i. The most common cause of secondary arthritis is previous injury particularly a fracture break into the joint intra-articular.

Metacarpophalangeal joint

The joints in our hands are made up of cartilage surfaces that cap the bones. Cartilage is a smooth surface that allows for gliding. When cartilage is healthy, there is a cushioning effect of the cartilage that absorbs and evens out the forces across the joint.
Texting, typing, gaming … Such activities pervade our lives. More specifically these painful or irritating conditions are repetitive stress injuries that fall under the more scientific categories of tendinitis, tendinosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoarthritis, carpometacarpal joint irritation, collateral ligament injury, etc. As I alluded to, we use our thumbs frequently throughout the day for technology use and otherwise. Indeed, many jobs require frequent use of the thumbs.
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