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Alert:

An Update on COVID-19 from OrthoSport Victoria

As COVID-19 continues to spread in our community, OSV remains OPEN FOR BUSINESS, but we would like to advise our existing and new patients of the following guidelines when making or attending an appointment

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Limb Reconstruction

Limb reconstruction refers to techniques where the shape and function, or length of a bone in the arm or leg is altered, due to a problem from birth, or due to trauma.

Limb reconstruction surgery lengthens or straightens, or ‘reconstructs’ a bone or joint (deformed limb) using an external fixator, or frame.

Surgery & Treatments

  • Conventional plate fixation
  • Locking plate fixation
  • Intramedullary Nailing
  • Circular fine wire external fixators
  • Bone Transport and limb lengthening
  • Angular and/or rotational correction
  • Joint Arthrodesis or reconstruction
  • Non-unions – Fractures that have failed to heal
  • Mal-unions – Fractures that have healed in the wrong position
  • Post-traumatic arthritis – arthritis of a joint following a fracture or trauma
  • Bone loss – Fractures that have lost bone at the time of accident or subsequent surgery
  • Bone infection (Osteomyelitis) – infected bone commonly associated near a site of previous injury or surgery

Limb Reconstruction Surgeons

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