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Osteotomy

 osteotomy is the surgery in which a reduce in one of the bones in the lower leg. This can be used to relieve signs of arthritis. The surgical treatment is referred as tibial osteotomy if the reduce is made on the shin bone and femoral osteotomy if the reduce is made on the thigh bone. The want of this is to shift the body weight from the broken region to the other aspect of the knee, the place the cartilage is nevertheless healthy.  Osteotomy of the knee is usually carried out to deal with the signs that occur due to knee arthritis which is unable to respond to other treatments. Arthritis usually impacts the internal phase of the knee. 

 

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