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This resource is aimed at children aged 7 to 12 years old but may be found useful by anyone who is undergoing limb reconstruction surgery themselves or who knows somebody who is. It can be used to help you look at how you feel about the surgery and give you some ideas to help you… Continue...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises your therapist taught and practised with you. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. You might feel some discomfort whilst doing these exercises after your surgery or injury. If pain limits your ability to do your...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises your therapist taught and practiced with you. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. Some discomfort may be felt whilst doing these exercises after your surgery or injury. If pain limits your ability to do your exercises,...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises your therapist taught and practiced with you. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. You may have some discomfort while doing these exercises after your surgery. If pain limits your ability to do your exercises, then...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises your therapist taught and practised with you. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. You may feel some discomfort whilst doing these exercises after your surgery or injury. If pain limits your ability to do your exercises,...

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This resource has been designed to help you remember the exercises your therapist taught and practiced with you. The exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. You may have some discomfort while doing these exercises after your surgery. If pain limits your ability to do your exercises, then...

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Introduction The limb reconstruction service provides treatments for children with limb discrepancies and deformities as well as restricted growth. Many of the operations we do rely upon the use of ‘external fixation devices’. From start to finish the whole process takes many months and we hope...

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Pin site care information for patients with external fixators If your treatment is to be a success it is essential that you keep your pin sites clean. If your pin sites become seriously infected your treatment may have to be stopped. At worst, a serious pin site infection can lead to...

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Bolster dressings are used to prevent excessive soft tissue movement around skeletal screws, pins or wires. They are generally used on femoral screw sites, or on half-pin sites on Ilizarov or Taylor spatial frames. Reducing soft tissue movement with the application of a bolster dressing can lessen...

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A hip spica is a cast (the same type of plaster we use to splint broken bones) which extends from the abdomen and down both legs. How far down the leg it comes depends on the reason for the cast. Some spicas have a cross bar between the legs which adds stability to casts in… Continue Reading...

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What is an epiphysiodesis? An epiphysiodesis is a way of partially stopping growth in a longer leg or arm bone by destroying the ‘growth plate’. Since the shorter limb (non-operative limb) continues to grow as before, this has the effect of allowing the shorter limb to ‘catch...

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