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Can arthrogriposis be cured? Like can kids get surgery so

Patient: Can arthrogriposis be cured? Like can kids get surgery so they can bend their knees?

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Yes, surgery is possible to help kids. These surgeries involve tendon transfers or skin transfers which help to increase mobility in the joints.Talk to a pediatric orthopedic Doctor to get suggestions and then act on them. Hope this helps you. All the best.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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