Functional patterns of thumb key pinch and their influence on thumb strength and stability

@article{PunsolaIzard2012FunctionalPO,
  title={Functional patterns of thumb key pinch and their influence on thumb strength and stability},
  author={Vicenç Punsola-Izard and Diana Salas-G{\'o}mez and Enric Sirvent-Rivalda and Jordi Esquirol-Caussa},
  journal={Hand Therapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={78 - 86}
}
Introduction Trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis (TMC OA) is a common condition frequently related to instability and hypermobility. Many factors are involved in the development of this degenerative process. Recent research suggests that the position of the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint may influence TMC joint contact wear patterns and subsequent development of OA. The aim of this study is to explore the alignment of the MCP joint of the thumb during lateral pinch in order to describe the… Expand
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