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Triple Arthrodesis

​Why is this surgery recom​​mended?

  • Treat severe foot deformities
  • Improve ability to wear orthotics or position feet on foot rests

What happens duri​​n​g surgery?

Your child's surgeon will make a cut on the top of the foot.
Several foot bones are fused together (talus and navicular, talus and calcaneous, and the calcaneous and cuboid).

Screws or staples are used to maintain the new position.

With a triple arthodesis there is a significant loss of range of motion in the foot.

 


Before surgery

 

After surge​​​ry

 

After surge​ry, with cast

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