Corrective Osteotomy is an operation that realigns the lower leg to allow an even distribution of weight-bearing forces across the knee.
There are two types of alignment problems that can occur to the lower leg:
There are two types of Osteotomy, an opening wedge and a closing wedge.
X-ray shows the internal fixation used in a closed Osteotomy.
X-ray shows the internal fixation used in closed Osteotomy
The rehabilitation program after Osteotomy is:
Long Mechanical axis film [Varus malalignment]