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CMC JOINT
CARPOMETACARPAL JOINT INJURIES

ANATOMY
The Carpometacarpal (CMC) joint is the joint of the extension of the thumb to the wrist. The opposing joint surfaces are saddle shaped to allow more movement: flexion/extension, abduction/adduction, axial rotation.

MECHANISM OF INJURY
Generally due to forced hyperextension and abduction of the first CMC joint.

SYMPTOMS
  • Pain with thumb movements.
  • Tenderness over the CMC joint.
  • Impaired mobility of the thumb.
  • There may be a joint deformity.

TREATMENT
Please consult with your medical professional for a complete diagnosis and treatment plan.

Under the direction of your medical professional and in conjunction with your advised treatment plan, the following products may be beneficial:
Thermoskin Flexible Thumb Splint
8*263 & 8*264 Flexible Thumb Splint, Beige
Thermoskin Flexible Thumb Splint, Black
8*163 & 8*164 Flexible Thumb Splint, Black
Thermoskin thumb stabilizer 
8*271 Thumb Stabilizer
Thermoskin Thumb Spica
8*257 & 8*258 Thumb Spica
Thermoskin Wrist Hand Brace with Thumb Spica
8*238 & 8*239 Wrist Hand Brace with Thumb Spica
Thermoskin Cross-X CMC Thumb Splint
8*100 & 8*101 Cross-X CMC
Glossary of Terms:
ABDUCTION: To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb.


HYPEREXTENSION:  Extension of a limb or part beyond its normal range.

ADDUCTION: Moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body.

AXIAL: Circular Movement

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Smith & Nephew Wrist Brace with Thumb Support
MSRP: $24.95
Price: $14.95
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Smith & Nephew Wrist Brace with Thumb Support
Medical grade wrist brace with thumb support
PAIR of Smith & Nephew Wrist Braces with Thumb Support
Price: $24.95
PAIR of Smith & Nephew Wrist Braces with Thumb Support
Medical grade wrist braces with thumb support
Thermoskin Thumb CMC Wrist Wrap
MSRP: $39.95
Price: $29.90
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Thermoskin Thumb CMC Wrist Wrap
Provides compression, support and warmth for the thumb and wrist
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