Limb Lengthening and Correction: How it Works

Limb lengthening and limb correction are techniques that can help to correct the results of irregular bone growth that occurred in childhood, or help to repair the damage caused by an accident. The bone is corrected in these procedures by carefully cutting the bone and then slowly lengthening or correcting the limb. Click here to read about limb lengthening and correction. (PDF 47kb)

Limb Lengthening:

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