• Carpometacarpal joint morphological changes associated with decreased strength over time

    One year ago - By Healio

    Grip, key and tip pinch strength was reduced during 6-year follow-up in patients with carpometacarpal joint changes, osteoarthritis and volar beak recession, results presented at the Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting showed.
    Edgar Garcia-Lopez, a biomechanics research intern at University Orthopedics in Providence, Rhode Island, said in his presentation, “In this study, we saw that strength decreased with volar beak recession or increased bony recession was associated with decreased strength as measured by grip, key and tip pinch over the 6 years. The volar beak region of the
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