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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
Complicated decision: That's really tough. Most kids outgrow it. You've reached adulthood, so joint modeling is complete. Most orthopedic surgeons will tell you they'd rath ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unloading: Yes. The scientific name for "knock knees" is genu valgum. There are braces known as "offloading" braces that can help with the increased mechanical ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Seek Ortho: The brace will be temporary and ultimately an orthopedic Dr. can help
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Physical therapy: One of my children has similar experience. Went to physical therapy (6 months twice a week and did daily home exercises) My child is doing very well ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
With surgery they --: Can be corrected. The arthritis causing it, could be cured with a total knee replacement surgery.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Knock knee: Genu valgum, commonly called knock-knee, is a condition where the knees angle in and touch one another when the legs are straightened.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on problem: Knock knee is normal in many people. Therefore, it is only treated if it is painful and usually this is the case when the outside joint compartment ( ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Medl physeal staple: In growing child must be elegantly timed close the medial physics of femur watch the lateral physics catch up knee straightens out.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dunbar
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I suppose: Genu simply knee and valgus is the deformity that means the lower part (toward the ankle) is jutting to the outside. I believe that this is the more s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
No: Knock knees is genu valgus.
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