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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
In some patients: Osteotomies on the knee are a very good option for people with unicompartmental knee arthritis who are too young for knee replacement surgery.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
In some patients: Osteotomies on the knee are a very good option for people with unicompartmental knee arthritis who are too young for knee replacement surgery. Aroun ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Laparoscopy ?: Osteotomy suggest a bone cutting operation . However the knee has many bone parts so I am not sure what bone is being cut. It is possible that a la ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
It would be : helpful to know the exact surgery you had performed. Also are you certain you know the screw placement? Assuming you had some procedure on your knee ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, surgery causes-: -pain. If you mean in the joint itself, the reason for the procedure is DJD of the knee. The arthritis is still there but the purpose is to change the ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Will need surgery: There are some things to do to put off surgery, but it sounds like a replacement is in your future. An unloader brace will take some pressure off the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be patient.: takes awhile for bone healing, then PT over the course of time. some pain and swelling to be expected.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nick Meyer
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery is option: Without knowing all of the details of your situation, the options for someone with a severely arthritic knee and angular deformity may benefit from br ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Osteotomy: If the osteotomy was close to meniscus that can be associated with meniscal injury
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