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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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
63 years experience Podiatry
Doubtful: Unless you pronate rather severely it is doubtful..
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Mallia
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Surgery: Since the bones have already fused, to change the declination angle of the femur a cut in the bone may be necessary. As you may have already know, the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You won't waste: Your time or theirs at all. Orthotics are helpful in this condition as a conservative option.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Genu valgum: Genu valgum is the medical term for knock knees. If it's bothering you, check out http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/1259772-overview to get a sens ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knock knees is -: -when the legs seem 2 look straight down 2 the knees, then the lower legs angle outward.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janiece Stewart
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: This depends on the cause...if you were born with knock knees typically surgery is not done to correct this, especially at this age. If arthritis is ... Read More

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