What is an osteomoty of the knee? After having that done would it cause the knee to lock and click?

Knee Osteotomy? Knee osteotomy is an alternative to total knee replacement surgery. It is for selected younger persons with only portion of the knee affected by osteoarthritis. Most need knee replacement later, however. If a wrong candidate is selected, the outcome will be poor. Please be very careful in deciding... http://orthopedics.about.com/od/hipkneearthritis/a/osteotomy.htm.