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Thumb Arthroplasty, or Joint Replacement

Thumb Surgery Specialists in Florida

According to studies, the thumb is the second-most likely joint to have arthritis of the hand. However, the unique nature and utility of thumbs makes thumb arthritis particularly debilitating. When we have a debilitating thumb joint, our hands can accomplish significantly less.

For older patients who want to restore the use of their hands, thumb arthroplasty may be a perfect solution. Thumb arthroplasty is like other joint replacement surgeries—a new joint implant is surgically implanted into the hand of the patient. It can restore movement, strength, and capability to your hands.

Why Tenet Florida Physician Services

Our orthopaedic surgeons have helped hundreds of patients with their joint issues. We specialize in helping athletes and active individuals restore the use of their limbs. Our multispecialty physician group handles hundreds of thousands of visits a year, so you’ll have piece-of-mind knowing you’re in the care of an experienced team.

If you want more information about our procedures and services, contact TFPS Orthpaedics today.

Our Thumb Arthroplasty Specialists Providing Care for You

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    Pedro Piza,



    Orthopaedic Surgery


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    Areas of Interest:

    • Arthroscopic ACL (Knee) Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Ligament & Capsule Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair or Resection
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Bicep Tendon Repair
    • Carpel Tunnel
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Hand & Wrist
    • Hip
    • Knee & Lower Leg
    • Labrum Repair
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Shoulder / Elbow
    • Sports Medicine
    • Tendon Injury Repair
    • Thumb Arthroplasty
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trauma & Fracture
    • Trigger Finger
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How You Can Benefit from Thumb Arthroplasty Surgery

  • Typically faster recovery
  • Preserves healthy part of thumb
  • Eliminates the pain of thumb arthritis
  • Restores the mobility of the thumb
  • Restores hand’s ability to grip and pinch

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Why Choose Tenet Florida Physician Services?

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    Approximately 300,000 Visits Annually

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    Partnered with 10 Award Winning Tenet Hospitals

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    Offices in Palm Beach, Broward & Miami Dade Counties

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    Talented Team of Orthopaedic Specialists