Wrist Arthritis

Arthritis at its most basic level is a wearing away of the smooth gliding surfaces of the joints.  There are many types and patterns of arthritis affecting the wrist.  Some of the more frequent causes include osteoarthritis, trauma, and systemice inflammatory illness.

Handout on Various Types of Wrist Arthritis

Basal Joint Arthritis of the Thumb

Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC) Wrist Arthritis