A femoral osteotomy is a surgical procedure to cut the femur bone and realign it in an attempt to improve mechanics.

Synonyms: 
DFO
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Realignment osteotomy for knee pain

Osteotomy is the procedure of cutting a bone and realigning it to improve anatomy and function. This course by Adrian Wilson, FRCS, focuses on surgical realignment of the femur or tibia in patients whose knee symptoms can be alleviated by altering the forces through one or other side of the knee joint.

Article explaining how an elderly person's life was changed by a bilateral knee osteotomy.

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