Why Choose Florida Hospital?
A malunion occurs when a fracture defies the normal healing process where the bones are bent, overlap a joint, and develop into deformities due to an abnormal, abrupt and/or a twisted connection. If the bones are left in these unnatural positions, patients may experience limited movement, result in a gait of the lower extremities, be unable to bear weight, and can develop nerve damage. For the most part, a malunion is caused by premature cast removal, misalignment of bones, and other factors with the tendency to disrupt the natural fusion of bones. Orthopedic surgeons at Florida Hospital specialize in performing minimally invasive surgical malunion treatment. Contact the surgical team at Florida Hospital to find out if minimally invasive malunion treatment is right for you.