Knee Osteotomy Surgery
Knee osteotomy is the cutting of bone to correct the knee’s alignment and improve its function with the goal of reducing chronic arthritis knee pain.
The knee is a complicated hinge joint that is susceptible to degenerative changes from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and more. There are many types of knee surgery to repair damaged cartilage, replace all or part of the joint, and more.
The artificial joint used in knee replacement surgery is made up of man-made components. Artificial knee components can be made from metal, plastic, or ceramic; can be custom made and gender-specific; and can be affixed with or without cement.
Knee Surgery is a treatment option for patients severely affected by knee arthritis pain. This doctor reviewed article describes the types of knee surgeries for arthritis.