A surgical procedure that involves bone-cutting.

Bone is cut to shorten, lengthen, or change its alignment.

A wedge of bone located near the damaged joint is removed causing a shift of weight from the area where there is cartilage damage to an area where there is more normal or healthy cartilage.

Used to relieve pain in arthritis, especially of the hip and knee.

Knee osteotomy is commonly used to for arthritic damage on one side of the knee.

Alternative treatment to total knee replacement in younger and active patients.

Osteotomy of the jaw is usually performed to correct skeletal malocclusions.

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