Medial Calcaneal Sliding Osteotomy

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Medial Calcaneal Sliding Osteotomy

This surgical procedure is used to modify the shape of the foot, creating an arch to correct the condition of pes planus (commonly called flat foot or fallen arch).

What is a medial calcaneal sliding osteotomy?

This detailed video explains the entire process of a medial calcaneal sliding osteotomy, including preparation, creating the arch, end of procedure and after care. When the procedure is complete, the incision is closed and the foot is bandaged. The foot is placed in a cast for six weeks.