Limb Deformity Correction

Treatment depends on the anatomic location of the deformity, functional deficit, or presence of cosmetic concern. The key goal of treatment is appropriate bone alignment and improved joint function, and can range from bracing to surgical intervention.

Limb Deformity

Overview

Limb deformities are musculoskeletal abnormalities that can be congenital (something you are born with), developmental, or acquired as the result of fracture, infection arthritis or tumor.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
The performance of limb deformity surgery depends on age, weight, activity level and other factors. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. People with conditions limiting rehabilitation should not have this surgery. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can tell if limb deformity surgery is right for you.

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