Limb Preservation Center

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The Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Limb Preservation Center is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of limb-threatening orthopedic conditions due to trauma, tumor or infection. Patients referred to the Limb Preservation Center suffer from acute diseased and injured extremities and are often at extreme risk of amputation.

The physicians of the Limb Preservation Center combine experience, skill, and the latest technological advances in limb-sparing treatment to effectively treat a wide range of conditions including: osteosarcoma and other bone cancers, non-healing fractures, acute trauma, acute and chronic infection, and deformities.

Highly Specialized Limb-Sparing Treatment

The Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Limb Preservation physicians are skilled at the most advanced surgical reconstructive techniques available, including limb-sparing operations using advanced fixation techniques, human bone transplants, bone graft substitutes, bone growing proteins, free tissue transfers and soft tissue grafting.

The Limb Preservation Center is focused on a team approach to caring for patients with limbs in jeopardy and those at risk of significant functional loss. Each patient is treated through a collaborative effort from diagnosis, surgical, and rehabilitative care.

Treating the Most Complex Cases

The key to the success of our Limb Preservation Center is the training and experience of our physicians. At Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, our specialists treat more bone cancer patients than any other practice in the region. Our trauma surgeons treat the most fractures on a daily basis, including cases at the level one trauma center Stroger Cook County Hospital. This case experience, combined with extensive research, are the reasons why you can count on Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush physicians to utilize the most advanced surgical treatments available.