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tibial osteotomy

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cusick
9 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Realignment of leg: A tibial osteotomy is an open surgery done to change the forces thru a knee. The top of the tibia(shinbone) is cut, the angle changed, and the bone is ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone realignment.: It is a bony realignment procedure, used to unload the arthritic portion of your knee. It is a salvage procedure, to buy one time, before a knee repla ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Healing by 6-8 weeks: Newer osteotomy techniques and implants may allow for earlier weight bearing (in a locked hinged brace) than the historical standard of 6 weeks on cru ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Surgical procedure: Surgical procedure to correct knee malalignment in patients with minimal arthritis. It is designed to be a joint sparing surgery.
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Dr. James Shapiro
37 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Cutin the shin bone: A high tibial osteotomy (hto) is a cut (osteotomy) made in the shin bone (tibia) near the knee (high). It is used to change the alignment of the leg t ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis surgery.: It is a procedure that could be performed to to unload the arthritic compartment of your knee. It can buy you roughly 5-15 years before requiring knee ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
54 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Correct deformity: A posterior tibial osteotomy is a very rare proceedure used for correction of excessive extension of the knee and improve flexion at the knee.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Elective: As an elective procedure, this can be done on an inpatient or 23hr observation with only a few days of admission. However, it's surgeon/ patient pref ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes they can, due to: the metal used, ie, screws, plate, washers. Get a letter from your surgeon, re: what you had done, and it should mention there is metal implanted, whi ... Read More
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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Ortho: Dr. Robert adams at aspen orthopedics in glenwood springs, co.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
High Hips: Do not recommend surgery for this. Recommend seeking professional help as to why you would want to do such a drastic procedure on yourself.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone Stimulator uses: Sound waves to promote healing in a fracture or a surgically-created fracture (ie the osteotomy), which are slow to heal. Hence bone stimulator are us ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
There is : Evidence that it does. Though, many docs do use them status post surgery or injuries to bone...
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