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All patients have consented to the use of their photos for educational purposes. These cases are used as examples of pathology which Dr. McLeod treats. No guarantees of results are given.
CR, young woman with complaint of clubfoot deformity due to cerebral palsy. Patient walked on the outside of her foot and ankle and required Candian crutches to walk. Patient underwent a clubfoot reconstructive surgery with an external fixator to correct her ankle and foot deformity
Patient now walks without Canadian crutches and ambulates propulsively. See Patient Testimonials
Diabetic male with long-standing ulceration unresponsive to skin grafting, serial debridements, advanced wound care. Patient brought to operating room for Charcot reconstructive procedure to correct a rocker bottom foot deformity to heal ulcer.
17 year old female with severe flatfoot. Patient could not tolerate orthotics and had arch pain and difficulty wearing shoes.
The patient’s left foot was surgically corrected and the right foot is not corrected. Left foot (on right hand side of photo) has arch and the heel is in improved alignment to the leg. A double calcaneal osteotomy with bone grafting, and Lapidus arthrodesis was performed with good result. Patient now walks pain free and tolerates shoes and orthotics well.
Young man with gangrene of both feet after shock. Patient was at risk of bilateral below-knee amputations. Bilateral transmetatarsal amputations were performed, followed by application of soft-tissue expanders, delayed closure of wounds, and bilateral tendoachilles lengthenings.
results to be posted.
Patient had old malunited pilon fracture with malignant. Patient saw several orthopedic surgeons and a below knee amputation was recommended by several orthopedic surgeons. Patient experienced an open fracture 10 years ago.