Limb Lengthening and Deformity

Deformities of the limbs include bowlegs, knock knees, limb length discrepancies, and a number of other conditions.

Ian Gillen was an athlete on his way to playing Division I basketball, until he was diagnosed with a large bone tumor in the middle of his tibia, resulting in doctors removing 17cm of bone from his leg. Ian turned to the doctors at Hospital for Special Surgery to help him get back onto the basketball court. This video follows Ian through his recovery process.


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