What is an alternative to knee osteotomy?

Knee replacement. High tibial osteotomy is not my favorite procedure iwould prefer to do a total knee hto was used for medial compartment only arthritis by change knee alignment to take pressure off worn areas shift to areas less worn for now revising the realigned knee to a total knereis techniqually difficult i neversaw this procedure save anybody from a total knee anda primary totalknee out performed the hto my.
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 laparoscopic procedure can be done instead of a full skin opening operation.

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Is hip pain after a knee osteotomy normal? I have had six knee surgeries in 9 years on my left knee and never had hip pain before.

Not often but can be. Osteotomies around the knee change the alignment of the limb to unload diseased portions of the knee joint. Changing the alignment at the knee changes the loading of the hip too. If a portion of the hip joint cartilage is now overloaded, that is one way you could have hip pain. Referred pain from the knee might cause hip pain, though a hip problem causing knee pain is more common. Read more...

What happens during a knee osteotomy? After having that surgery done does that lead to clicking and popping of the knee joint?

Bone is cut. Knee osteotomy is where the a bone around the knee is cut (osteotomized) to correct a deformity of the bone or to unweight an area of arthritis inside of the knee. It does not usia=ually result in a clicking or popping of the knee joint unless there is a preexistant problem of the knee. Read more...

My surgeon has recommended a knee osteotomy as a result of a knee ulcer and torn meniscus. Is this recommended?

Not enough info. How old r u ? Where is the ulcer. What is the reason 4 doing an osteotomy? A miniscus can b rx by scoping, and i can't think of the relationship between ulcer some where & an osteotomy. Read more...
Osteotomy. The purpose of this operation is to shift weight bearing to any good cartilage left in kneer. Read more...