What we treat

We are waiting for you at the Ilizarov Center for the treatment of the following diseases:

Fractures and their consequences:

  • Closed isolated or multiple fractures of the skeletal bones including injury of the soft-tissue component of the limbs. Consequences of the fractures
  • Trauma consequences: malunions of the long bones, defects and pseudarthrosis
  • Defects of the femoral neck, fractures
  • Pseudarthrosis, including congenital
  • Intraarticular fractures of the lower limb joints
  • Posttraumatic defects of the femoral neck
  • Open and infected fractures of the different location, including the injuries of the neurovascular bundles
  • Tumors and tumor-like damages of the locomotor system


  • Gunshot injuries of the limbs
  • Multiple, comminuted and combined injuries
  • Severe defects of the bony and soft tissues – plastic filling of the tissue defects by the method of the non-free grafting (without using auto-graft)
  • Malunions of the femur, tibia, humerus and forearm

Maldevelopments of upper and lower limbs:

  • Congenital deformities and shortening of the upper and lower limbs
  • Contracturesof the joints
  • Short stature
  • Achondroplasia
  • Hypochondroplasia
  • Pseudoachondroplasia
  • Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia
  • Epimetaphyseal dysplasia
  • Diaphyseal dysplasia
  • Turner syndrome
  • Pituitary dwarfism
  • Consequences of the hematogenous osteomyelitis of the upper and lower limbs (shortening and deformities)
  • Posttraumatic deformities of the upper and lower limbs
  • Correction of the congenital tibial deformities with medialization of the tibial bones
  • Congenital and acquired shortening and deformities of the upper and lower limbs
  • Consequences of the poliomyelitis and cerebral palsy
  • Dislocation of the patella, severe deformities of the knee joint
  • System skeletal diseases:
    • Consequences of the rickets
    • Phosphate diabetes
    • Rickets-like diseases
    • Exostosis
    • Osteogenesis imperfecta
    • Fibrous dysplasia
    • Ollier disease
    • Blount disease
    • Consequences of the mucopolysaccharidosis and some different metabolic osteopathy
    • Giantism
    • Subluxations and dislocations
    • Pseudoarthrosis, including congenital


  • Contractures of the joints
  • Congenital and acquired dislocation and subluxation of the femur in children and adults
  • Congenital and acquired dislocation of the patella
  • Pathological dislocation, defect of the proximal femur
  • Dysplastic gonarthrosis
  • Posttraumatic, dysplastic and other coxarthrosis
  • Osteochondropathy of the hip joint
  • Posttraumatic aseptic necrosis of the femoral head
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Malformations of the hip joint
  • Ankylosis of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow joints, including in malposition
  • Juxta-articular deformities with disorder of the joint function
  • Instability of the joints
  • Rheumatoid disease of the joints
  • Functional malpositions of the limb segments in joints
  • Local defects of the bone epiphysis
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Intra- and juxta-articular malunions of the knee joints
  • Recurred dislocation of the humerus bone
  • Baker’s cyst
  • Fractures, pseudoarthrosis and defects of the femoral neck
  • Consequences of the congenital hip dislocations
  • Status post-surgery on the hip joint
  • Rheumatoid diseases of the large joints
  • Deforming arthrosis of the knee joint (gonarthrosis) of any origin
  • Revision interventions after previous replacement of the joint
  • Injuries of the knee joint meniscus
  • Arthroscopy of the small joints (elbow)
  • Arthroscopy of the shoulder joints
  • Instability of the endoprosthesis and juxta-articular fractures
  • Instability of the knee joint, injury of the anterior cruciate ligament
  • Recurred dislocation of the patella (including application of the combined treatment techniques – arthroscopy + different assembling of the Ilizarov frame)
  • Metabolic-and-dystrophic, posttraumatic and hypoplastic gonarthrosis grade 2-3
  • Koenig disease
  • Chondromatosis of the large joints
  • Lexer disease
  • Synovial shelf-syndrome
  • Synovitis of unknown etiology
  • Rheumatoid monoarthritis (knee, ankle)
  • Metabolic dystrophic and post-traumatic ankle arthrosis of I-II grade with (and without) cartilage flaps
  • Intra-articular knee fractures
  • Humeroscapular periarthritis
  • Deforming arthrosis of various etiology
  • Supra-acetabular neoarthrosis
  • Perthes disease
  • Pseudarthrosis
  • Defects of the proximal femur and tibia caused by oncological, systemic and rheumatoid diseases
  • Joint replacement in pelvic and femoral deformities
  • Total and revision joint replacement of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow
  • Joint replacement with bone plasty
  • Reconstructive joint replacement
  • Neurosurgery
  • Surgical treatment of both isolated and multiple mal-development of the spine and thoracic cage using current implants and systems of deformity control during the child’s growth (VERT, growingrods, Shilla).
  • The techniques of acute correction allowing to obtain optimal results and reduce the number and volume of operation are applied in combined mal-development of the spine, thoracic cage and pelvis.
  • Surgical treatment of mal-deveolopment, new formations and tethered spinal cord and canal syndrome.
  • Correction of idiopathic scoliosis and spinal deformities in systemic (metabolic) and destructive processes, neuro-muscular diseases resulting from different causes and combined deformities including the ones of the most severe grades (exceeding 100°).
  • Surgical treatment of the cervical spine pathology in children.
  • Surgical treatment of the spine injury and the consequences of injury with acute technique of the spinal support restoration and providing conditions for functional restoration of the spinal cord.
  • Thoracic deformity correction with application of minimally invasive thoracoplasty variants by Nass.
  • Complicated course of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.
  • Spondylolisthesis of any etiology.
  • Scoliosis in adults.
  • Kyphotic deformities of any etiology in adults.
  • Cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine injuries in adults.
  • Consequences of the spine and spinal cord injuries in adults.
  • Spinal canal stenosis on the background of diseases and injuries.
  • Congenital mal-development of the cervical spine and craniocervical area in adults.
  • Cervical spine pathology in adults.
  • Congenital spine deformities in adults.
  • Spine and spinal cord tumor in adults.
  • Condition after operative invasions including impaired spinal fixation systems, breakage of device elements and progressing deformities.
  • Herniated intervertebral disc.
  • Chronic back pain (facet syndrome).
  • Chronic coccygodynia.
  • Trifacial neuritis.
  • Neuroorthopaedics
  • CP (cerebral palsy) consequences including pronounced contractures of the lower limb joints.
  • Poliomyelitis consequences.
  • Hereditary neuropathy.
  • Spinal amyotrophy.
  • Muscular dystrophy.
  • Spinal dysraphism.
  • Consequences of trauma, infection diseases and tumors of the central nerve system.
  • Reconstructive, restorative and plastic surgery
  • Prosthetics/orthotics for restoration of distorted grip function, supportability and walk after amputations and congenital mal-developments of the upper and lower limbs and thoracic deformities and restoration of the skeleton integrity and soft tissues.
  • Mal-formations and diseases of the limb stumps of different genesis (trauma consequences, congenital mal-developments, vascular pathology, oncology) while preparing to the prosthetics.
  • Scar and scar deformities of all segments.
  • Diseases and injuries of hand
  • Post-traumatic deformities of the metacarpal bones and fingers.
  • Neurogenic hand deformities.
  • Mal-united fractures of the distal forearm.
  • Neglected injury of flexor and/or extensor tendon of the fingers. Pots-traumatic contracture of the finger joints.
  • Fresh and neglected dislocation and dislocation-fracture of the wrist.
  • Dupuytren’s contracture.
  • Post-traumatic stumps of metacarpal and finger bones.
  • Post-traumautic defects of the soft tissues and persistent wounds.
  • Post-traumatic neuropathy of the median and ulnar nerve (late period), neglected injury of the digital flexors and extensors and combined contracture of the hand joints.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy of the forearm median nerve.
  • Rheumatoid polyarthritis of the hand joints.
  • Closed fracture and pseudarthrosis of navicular bone.
  • Hand bones cysts and enchondroma
  • All types of congenital hand mal-development.
  • Congenital and acquired club-hand.
  • Hygroma, synovioma. Stenosis of tendon canals.
  • Extensive post-burn keloid scars.
  • Closed hand bones fractures.
  • Open fractures of the forearm in the lower third.
  • Hand joints arthroses of post-traumatic and degenerative character.
  • Neglected tendon injuries
  • Diseases and injuries of foot
  • Congenital and acquired foot deformities, including the recurrent ones.
  • Deforming arthrosis of the foot joints of grade III.
  • Transverse flatfoot and valgus deformity of the great toe.
  • Hammer toe.
  • Poliomyelitis sequeli, i.e. contractures of the large joints, limb shortening and foot deformities.
  • Mal-development of the foot bones and adjacent segments
  • Mal-united and mal-uniting fractures of the foot.
  • Lengthening of the foot and tibial stumps and formation of the foot-like support.
  • Cosmetic modeling of tibia.
  • Joint replacement of the I and II metatarsophalangeal joints.
  • Split foot.
  • Infection osteology
  • Chronic hematogenous, post-traumatic, post-operative and gun-shot osteomyelitis.
  • Infected endoprosthesis of any location and consequences of joint replacement.
  • Infection consequences of bone plating and intramedullary nailing (any plates, nails, rods, screws, etc.)
  • patients with neurosurgical pathology complicated with infection.
  • Trophic ulcers and bedsores.

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