Thank you for your interest in our research. This survey is a tool to assess your eligibility to participate in this trial. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete.


Specialists from Royal North Shore Hospital (Sydney, Australia) are conducting a 12-week research study to compare two different treatments for people with osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb.


You may be eligible if you are:

• Aged 40 years and over
• Currently suffering from moderate to severe pain at the base of the thumb due to osteoarthritis
• Able to travel to RNSH in order to attend the study visits


The participants will be assigned to one of two treatment groups. Interventions will consist of conservative therapies and will not involve surgery, oral medications or injections.

Safety of the study

This study has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at the Royal North Shore Hospital (HREC/15/HAWKE/479).

More information

To find out more about this study contact the research coordinator Sarah Meneses by email: sarah.meneses@sydney.edu.au


Before proceeding, please click here to read the Patient Information Statement.

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