A 46-year-old female asked:
i am 4 was post op from cmc thumb surgery. just got my cast off now in a spica splint. what are safe hand exercises i can do? i have very little rom
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Cosmetic Surgery 39 years experience
Post-op thumb care: If you are still in a splint, then your surgeon only wants you to move joints that are not splinted. Generally, at this stage gentle rom is allowed if you have had a trapeziectomy, suspension arthroplasty and ligament reconstruction with a split tendon.
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Hand Surgery 35 years experience
Cmc arthroplasty: Typically needs to have hand therapy by a specialized therapist. Talk to your surgeon about what the next step is.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2017
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