Knee deviations (bowing or x shaped) if sever enough to cause attritional damage of knee joint cartilage (usually presenting with pain and effusion) should be corrected by osteotomy .
Which is Often very effective to eradicate knee pain Complete recovery approximately takes about 3-3.5 months .
Operation techniques should be selected according to patient condition.
Frequently Asked Questions About Knee Deviation Corrective Surgeries
- How long dose recovery take ?
nonweight bearing continue 2 months and after that weight bearing starts proportional to bone formation.
- Casting also is needed ?
No sometimes splints are used for few days.
- how many days I should stay at hospital ?
usually one day is enough .
- pain will absolutely go after this operation ?
۸۰-۹۰%possibility of remedy for first 5year and 80 -70 % for first 10 years is considere.
- when can I get back to work place ?
It depents on physical activity required at work place , for sedentary ones after one month and heavy duty works 4-6 moths needed.
- Is Physiotherapy included in treatment program ?
No , only some exercises should be done by patients ,
- Any drug also should be used ?
Yes for pin & plaster technique only, antibiotics are important .