What are Femoral Osteotomies & Why Do We Perform Them in Orthopedics?

Osteotomies, or bone cutting and realignment procedures, have been used by orthopedic surgeons long before joint replacements were being done. The main indication for an osteotomy is to change one’s alignment and unweight one side of the knee joint that may be arthritic and painful. Today, we still perform osteotomies in people who are too… Read more »