Patient Case History: Claudia

Ankle Distraction and Osteotomy for Arthritis and Deformity


Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
Claudia had ankle trauma that resulted in post-traumatic arthritis and varus deformity. She experienced pain and stiffness.


We performed a distal tibia and fibula osteotomy to correct the varus deformity ... and a simultaneous ankle distraction for the arthritis.


Two years later, she has minimal pain, good mobility ... and a much wider joint space on x-ray.

Read an article about this case published in the medical journal Techniques of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

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