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CMC Arthroplasty for Basal Joint Arthritis

With advanced basal joint arthritis treatment, pain relief is in reach.

The basal joint or carpometacarpal joint (CMC) is located at the base of the thumb. Because it is susceptible to wear and tear from normal use, arthritis can develop causing significant pain, weakness and loss of movement.

CMC arthroplasty for basal joint arthritis is an effective treatment option when non-invasive treatments, such as therapy, splinting, and anti-inflammatory medications, fail to alleviate pain and swelling.

Providing the Best Orthopedic Care Possible

NYU Winthrop Hospital's Department of Orthopedics offers a full range of leading edge medical and surgical treatment options including CMC arthroplasty for basal joint arthritis. As a leader in joint replacement and reconstruction, we're dedicated to providing patients with the most comprehensive, innovative treatment options available.