Articulated distraction.

  title={Articulated distraction.},
  author={Gamal Ahmed Hosny},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={361-4, vii}
Articular hip distraction can be applied either by using a monolateral articulated distractor or a circular fixator. The fixator should be aligned such that its axis is aligned with the transverse axis of the hip joint. Following distraction, the range of motion is maintained with regular physiotherapy. It is a useful salvage procedure in older children… CONTINUE READING