BMP - Bone Morphogenic Proteins to accelerate bone growth.
Catheter - Fine tube.
Compartment Syndrome - Rare build up of pressure in the leg or forearm.
Distraction - Slow steady tension to injured tissue.
Epidural - Spinal anaethetics.
External fixator - External frame fixed to the bone using wires (or pins) and screws.
Histogenesis - Creating new tissue.
LFUD - Low frequency ultrasound devices to stimulate bone growth.
Non-union - a fracture that will not heal without further intervention.
Osteotomy - Surgical division of the bone.
PCA - Patient-controlled analgesia.
PEMF - Pulsed ElectroMegnetic Field to stimulate bone growth.
Prioprioception - The brain's awareness of a joint's or limb's position in relation to the rest of the body.
Tertiary healthcare - Specialised consultative care, usually on referral from primary or secondary medical care personnel, by specialists working in a centre that has personnel and facilities for special investigation and treatment.
TSF - Taylor Spatial Frame, external device for limb correction.