Acupuncture Treatment of Arthritis in Thumb and Wrist


Chief Complaint: Pain in right thumb and wrist

Western Diagnosis: Arthritis

Medical History: Pt. is a 52 yo dental hygienist who presented with painful wrist and thumb that threatened to force her to quit her job. Problem began 9 or 10 years ago and has gotten progressively worse. Her health history is unremarkable, although she had a benign lump removed from her right breast approximately 10 years ago. Her diet is relatively good but she has a great deal of stress due to her aging parents. Sleep and digestion are good.

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