There are occasions where the bone heals but not in the correct position or doesn't heal at all. This can happen to almost any fracture and for many reasons. A "malunion" bone can also result in a bone being shorter, twisted, rotated or bent. This can result in lost of function and can impact nearby joints or cause arthritis because of usual wear on the joint.
A The Our fracture specialist have the expertise to help guide the patient through this situation.