Basal Joint Surgery
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Basal Joint Surgery
Pain in the basal joint caused by arthritis makes it difficult for patients to grip and hold or twist objects between the thumb and fingers. This surgical procedure removes and rebuilds the basal joint.
What is basal joint surgery?
This detailed video explains the entire process of basal joint surgery, including preparation, joint removal, tendon reshaped, and end of procedure.The graft bundle is placed into the joint space. After the surgery site heals, the bundle of tendon graft will act as a cushion for the new basal joint.