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Deformity Correction

Conditions Related to Deformity Correction

Deformity correction is used to treat musculoskeletal deformities arising from congenital and developmental problems (conditions present at birth that progressively worsen), physical traumas (such as car accidents and falls) and diseases (including diabetes, osteomyelitis, cerebral palsy, rickets, obesity and achondroplasia).

Specific musculoskeletal conditions addressed by deformity correction include:

  • Cavus foot (high arch)
  • Charcot foot (a condition characterized by weakening bones)
  • Crossover toe
  • Dwarfism
  • Bow legs
  • Crooked toes
  • Limb length discrepancy
  • Nonunion fractures
  • Knock knees

Locations for Deformity Correction