An osteotomy is a surgery that involves cutting the bone. When a
patellar tracking disorder is caused by a structural
or alignment problem, an osteotomy can be an effective treatment option.
See a picture of the
A tibial tubercle osteotomy moves and reinserts the patellar tendon
into the shinbone (tibia). This procedure is commonly done for one or a
combination of conditions in which:
A tibial tubercle osteotomy is often combined with a
January 23, 2013
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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