Small Joint Denervation in Grand Island

In years gone by, joint fusion- bonding bones together to eliminate painful motion- was the only way to treat advanced arthritis.  In the late 1960s, joint replacement as we know it today became a reasonable option.  Based on extensive anatomic research, denervation, or removal of nerves going to the responsible…

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Denervation as a Means of Solving Base of Thumb Arthritis

Patients who are intolerant of or do not respond to NSAID for the treatment of basilar thumb arthritis suffer pain and weakness of pinch, thus loss of function.  Reconstruction of the basilar thumb joint ties up the hand for about a month and then it takes awhile to get all…

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