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Osteotomy involves the surgical cutting of a bone, followed by realignment in a way to change the alignment of the bone. This can be done for fractures healed in a crooked manner, bone and joint development abnormalities, and to relieve pressure and pain in arthritic joints. The osteotomy site is usually fixed with some type of hardware to hold the site ...Read more
Im 6mo postop from hip resurf/osteotomy.Stil lots of hip, groin, thigh, back, abs, knee, &foot pain both legs.What should I do?I can't do anthing i used todo
Ganz Osteotomy: Surgery to change the shape of the hip joint typically involve re-shaping the shallow hip socket (acetabulum) so it is in a better position to cover the ball of the hip joint (femoral head). Osteotomies may be performed on the hip socket side of the joint or on the ball side of the joint (upper thigh bone). ...Read more
Can something be done about high hips? Sort of like a tibial osteotomy like procedure done on a person with high hips? Remove a wedge to lower hip?
Had femoral osteotomy from perthese with 2 screws done 10 years ago got my screws out yesterday, will my hip be strong like it was before?
Great question: I am assuming your procedure was done to help with joint alignment at the hip. It must've been successful if your surgeon was able to remove the screws. That you have not needed a hip replacement at this point is very good. Be sure to discuss your concerns with orthopedic surgeon as to the strength of your hip joint and any increased risk for arthritis of the joint later in life. Best of luck ...Read more
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