Carpometacarpal (CMC) Arthroplasty

by | Oct 25, 2023 | Uncategorized

Carpometacarpal (CMC) Arthroplasty gets a thumbs up from patients whose lives are improved by the life-changing outpatient surgery provided by WellBridge Surgical.

Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure performed to relieve pain and restore functionality in patients with arthritis at the base of the thumb (also referred to as thumb basal joint arthritis or osteoarthritis of the thumb).

Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty offers several potential benefits to traditional solutions, including . . .

  • Pain Relief: One of the primary benefits of this surgery is significant relief from the chronic pain associated with thumb arthritis,
  • Improved Thumb Strength: CMC Arthroplasty can often restore strength to the thumb, improving the ability to grip and pinch.
  • Increased Range of Motion: Post-surgery, patients typically experience an increase in thumb mobility,
  • Enhanced Quality of Life: By relieving pain and restoring function, this procedure can make daily activities, like writing, lifting, and opening jars, easier.

It’s important to discuss the potential benefits and challenges with one’s healthcare provider to make an informed decision about whether Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty is the right choice. Considerations would include the severity of one’s symptoms, overall health, and personal needs along with associated desires.

WellBridge Surgical

WellBridge Surgical excels in Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty procedures, providing safe and dependable care while addressing traditional patient concerns regarding certain parameters that might include recovery time, postoperative pain, risks associated with potential infection, bleeding, nerve injury, and complications related to anesthesia.

WellBridge’s expertise and care limit the probability of secondary or revisional surgery. After the procedure, a significant commitment to physical therapy and rehabilitation is usually needed to regain full thumb strength and range of motion. The WellBridge team works with our patients to optimize results and timelines.

WellBridge Surgical is setting the new standard in Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty procedures, providing excellent care, while addressing patient concerns. Our surgical team includes board-certified, fellowship-trained experts in the field of outpatient surgery, ensuring that our patients receive the best diagnoses and the widest variety of dependable treatment options.

WellBridge is an ambulatory surgery center (ASC). The primary advantage of an ASC is our ability to provide the necessary surgical care in a more convenient, cost-effective, and personalized environment.

In a healthcare industry that can so often feel intimidating and confusing regarding both pricing and treatment options, WellBridge Surgical remains committed to providing high-quality surgical services directly to patients with cost certainty, providing the peace of mind to proactively deal with preventative and corrective healthcare issues.

WellBridge is an innovator in medical care, pioneering consumer-friendly healthcare for the Indianapolis area, supported by fixed, up-front pricing and an unparalleled level of patient understanding and participation. Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty ASC care is just one of the many ways that WellBridge is leading the field in patient advocacy and service.