The trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis is a degenerative or inflammatory joint that affects
the trapeziometacarpal joint (TMC) of the thumb. Its main symptom is pain that leads to
difficulty in manual function and decrease the patient's quality of life. Immobilization of
TMC thumb joint by bracing has been effective in reducing pain and improving function.
Objective: To compare the effectiveness between day and night functional splint for patients
with trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis in improving pain and function