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... Remember to plan ahead for clothing. Be sure to wear something to surgery that you can put back on with a large dressing on your hand. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Stephani, You will only be on pain meds for about 1 week after your surgery. If you do not use your hand for the amount of time you are told not to use it, your recovery should advance smoothly. It is very important for you to keep your arm raised above your heart, so the blood flows back easily to your heart. Raising your arm also reduces the swelling.Keep you arm raise... (7 replies)
... I am one week away from CMC Arthroplasty with tendon transfer. ... (7 replies)

... Hi lostinthewoods, I have had CMC surgery on both my thumbs/wrists for loss of cartilage. I have no problems now with range of motions in my thumb, fingers nor wrist. I had no problems, other than pain in the muscle next to the tendon which was harvested. The tendon was taken from my wrists-both surgeries. One needs to be patient & allow from 4-6 months -1 year for... (5 replies)
... For the past several years, the base of my thumb was constantly inflamed. Nsaids, splinting and cort. shots did not help. ... (9 replies)
... I would have the right hand repaired first. As far as a time line for the second surgery, I would wait and see how the first surgery recovers and when it feels strong enough to carry the load go for the second one. ... (2 replies)
... I'm 11 months post op from a left thumb CMC arthoplasty and a heavy duty auto mechanic. My results have been fantastic. Yours will be too. ... (22 replies)
... I have used the gel patches and they work really well. For my thumb surgery the hand therapist even supplied them. That being said, the incisions from my thumb surgery never were very raised or bumpy. I think that having the glue used leads to a better scar. ... (8 replies)
... I had my thumb surgery the Thursday before Christmas. I was in a dressing for two weeks, then a cast for two weeks followed by a removeable brace. ... (26 replies)
... Welcome to the club. Your story sounds very familiar to me. Right now I'm 4 weeks post surgery from a left thumb CMC Arthroplasty and will also have my cast removed today. ... (26 replies)
... I am sorry your surgery did not work out. ... (5 replies)
... joint so I definitely fall into that category plus I use my hands a lot. I am hoping that this second surgery on my left thumb cmc joint will induce the joint fusion that was intended. Even if it does not fuse correctly, my doctor can use artificial bone graft and that usually works. ... (5 replies)
CMC surgery
Jun 3, 2011
... A lot of people have made this surgery sound more complex than I have experienced. ... (0 replies)
... I am 48, female, bank teller and both thumb cmc joints have zero cartilage left. I will hopefully be able to do my right thumb later this year. ... (4 replies)
... Prior to my surgery, my thumb was inflamed. I try not to use my right hand, If I did not use my right hand, I had minimal amount of pain. Fourtunately, I write and eat with my left. ... (9 replies)
... I am contemplating having CMC surgery on my right thumb. ... (121 replies)
... days post op left hand thumb cmc arthroplasty with tendon re construction and interposition. ... (121 replies)
... This represents a classic problem with thumb arthritus surgery...there are at least 10 variants of surgery, techniques and methods and this only adds to confusion when trying to research....sigh. ... (121 replies)
... I had the thumb excison arthroplasty 17 days ago. The first two days were pretty uncomfortable and I just rested and took the pain meds. ... (2 replies)
... I am scheduled for the thumb CMC repair surgery on July 13th and am also very nervous and trying to decide whether or not to have a block vs. anesthetia. What did you wind up doing, and how did it go? ... (2 replies)

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