Adjustable bracing technique for the prevention of knee flexion contracture during tibial lengthening

Eitan Segev, Shlomo Hayek

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Abstract

The authors present a simple thigh-knee brace that prevents flexion contracture during tibial lengthening. The brace is strapped to the thigh and connected to the Ilizarov frame via two simple hinges. While in the brace the knee can be mobilized for physiotherapy and locked in extension during rest.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-386
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2003

Keywords

  • Bracing
  • Flexion contracture
  • Tibial lengthening

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