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Grice Arthrodesis

Grice Arthrodesis


Discussion:
     - extra-articular arthrodesis which is useful in blocking subtalar motion in those patients who have no gross skeletal deformities but have instability of the hindfoot;
     - this arthrodesis is particularlly applicable in children, since there is little interference with future growth of the foot;
     - spastic pes valgus is most common in pts who have spastic diplegia and is generally resistant to orthotic management;
     - subtalar extra-articular arthrodesis that was originally devised by Grice for the management of pes valgus due to flaccid paralysis muscle imbalance has also been widely used in patients who have cerebral palsy;
     - Grice procedure is simple method of obtaining fusion of subtalar joint;


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