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1 in 10 people have some degree of thumb base arthritis with many choosing to put up with the discomfort because of limited treatment options.
5% of the world's population have severe symptoms. This increases to over 30% for women over the age of 55.
There is in excess of 200,000 surgical procedures carried out each year in the EU and US combined for severe thumb base arthritis.
The afflicted suffer with pain at the base of the thumb which is aggravated by thumb use
Traditional surgical options can lead to significant hand strength loss or continued persistent pain
Difficulty doing everyday tasks such as turning a key or using a mobile telephone
Thumb base joint arthritis has been shown to be as debilitating as hip and knee arthritis