Joint distraction for the treatment of ankle osteoarthritis.

Abstract

Joint distraction has demonstrated substantial promise in the treatment of tibiotalar arthritis. Its minimally invasive nature, combined with the fact that it does not seem to "burn any bridges," lends considerable clinical appeal. Even if joint distraction provides only temporary relief and clinical results slowly deteriorate over time, more definitive and… (More)

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@article{Chiodo2004JointDF, title={Joint distraction for the treatment of ankle osteoarthritis.}, author={Christopher P. Chiodo and William McGarvey}, journal={Foot and ankle clinics}, year={2004}, volume={9 3}, pages={541-53, ix} }