Knee replacement or knee arthroplasty is a surgery undertaken to replace a worn-out arthritic or injured knee using an artificial knee joint, in order to reduce pain and improve mobility within the knee.
Leg lengthening is a surgical operation which corrects a leg length discrepancy by stimulating new bone to grow in the shorter leg.
Osteomyelitis is a serious infection of the bone. Treatment involves antibiotics, and in serious cases surgery is required.
Limb reconstruction is a complex process of restoring the limb to as close as possible to its original state prior to an injury.
A non-union fracture, also known as a non-healing fracture, occurs when a broken or fractured bone does not heal in the expected period of time and may require surgery.
Osseointegration is the medical term used to describe bone growing into a metal (usually titanium) implant. It is a cutting edge treatment offered to patients who cannot tolerate a socket prosthesis.