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What is the surgery for skier's thumb?

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The surgeon will most likely do a "suture anchor." After the operation, your hand may be placed in a lightweight cast to hold your thumb still while your ligament heals.

If you have a broken bone with your skier's thumb, then it may be treated with a modified cast. Your surgeon might stabilize a piece of the bone if it has broken off.

From: Skier's Thumb WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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Skier's Thumb from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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