Efficacy of conservative treatments for thumb base osteoarthritis
Vol: 4| Issue: 9| Number:36| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2
Conservative treatment of thumb base osteoarthritis: a systematic reviewJ Hand Surg Am. 2015 Jan;40(1):16-21.e1-6.
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25 randomized controlled trials were included in this systematic review. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of non-surgical treatments currently available for thumb base osteoarthritis. Treatments were assessed for impact on outcomes including thumb pain and function. The results of the included studies indicated that intra-articular hyaluronate injections reduced pain over lon...
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