Treat thumb arthritis to give pain-free thumbs up

POSTED: 10:05 AM MDT Jul 30, 2013    UPDATED: 03:43 PM MDT Aug 14, 2013 

By Mayo Clinic News Network

Whether it’s getting in the way of your mad skills on a video game -- or it’s interfering with your job -- thumb arthritis is a common complaint.

In fact, about 1 in 10 people will have to see a doctor for a painfully stubborn thumb.

Women are six times more likely than men to have a problem, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Source: http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/