What is limb reconstruction?

Limb reconstruction surgeons treat various conditions acquired at birth or later in life due to injury or disease. Limb reconstruction is a speciality of orthopaedic surgery aiming to improve your limb's function.

Limb reconstruction surgery includes a variety of surgical techniques to ‘reconstruct’ a bone or joint, including:

  • conventional plate fixation
  • locking plate fixation
  • intramedullary nailing 
  • circular fine wire external fixators
  • bone transport and limb lengthening
  • angular and/or rotational correction.

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