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what sport can you suggest for someone with bow legs

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on Severity: The answer really depends on how bow legged someone is and what age. Children may have a real problem and should be assessed by a pediatric orthopedic ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes that is : Certainly possible. There is no guarantee ever of the outcome of a surgery. Swelling, infection, scarring, limited range of motion, numbness, disabili ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You seem to be : Asking many questions about your bow legs. Hence, i would recommend you consult in person with an orthopedist who specializes in lower extremity. My r ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Asuming the surgery was done correctly you should be able to do all the sports from before.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Try these: http://inhealth.cnn.com/topic/restless-legs-syndrome/exercises-for-rls/ this is a reasonable website with a variety of exercises that may help.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Milam
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Swimming: Swimming is an excellent exercise for patients with spinal problems. I do not think there is any particular technique that one should do for scoliosis ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I would see-: -a fellowship trained spine surgeon to be evaluated . Not all need surgery, but a good place 2 start. May need referrals 2 a pain clinic or neurologis ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weak knees: Warm up, stretching, strengthening, cool down. Focus on quads & hams, secondarily core & closed chain.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
33 years experience Family Medicine
Walk backwards: Chondromalacia is a condition of irritation to the knee cap. The vastus medialis muscle and the pes ancerinus help stabilize the knee cap in the gr ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend: having a pedorthist assist you with shoe selection for best results.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Zooberg
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can't get on knees: A good workout for someone who can't get on their knees is swimming.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
PURSED LIPBREATHING: Regular exercise pursed lip breathing will help COPD patient.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No limitations: Do whatever exercise you want.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Wear: Orthotics when working out.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Strong core: Loose hamstrings and strong core lImit back extension with kick which side of back hurts which leg do you kick with?
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Get feet checked: There are no specific shoes to recommend but keep in mind, shoe manufacturers assume all folks have the same shaped foot and arch. To customize the s ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Swim : Swimming in general is great for whole body exercise! it's great cardio and easy on the joints. As long as you are using good form, any stroke shoul ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Brain ages along with bones and every other organ as we age. Blood flow changes and organs don't work as well. This will vary in severity speed and ag ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Since you are skeletally mature (based in the profile which says u are 31), we would normally observe. If you are having pain, it may be advisable to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretch quads: You should regularly stretch your quadriceps muscles and avoid deep knee bending exercises. Perform terminal extension strengthening exercises with li ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Lymphedema: You may wish to consult a physiatrist or pm&r specialist focusing on lymphedema.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon: And it is better if he was pediatric orthopedic surgeon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle cramp: That could be 2/2 electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, overuse of muscle, injury to muscle, some medications like statin, depression med and birth cont ... Read More

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