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Diagnosed unknown problem with muscles in my hips since age 6, causes knees and ankles to turn in when walking. pain and burning sensation more often?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Femoral anteversion: On of the more common causes of "In/toeing" is known as femoral anteversion, in which the femoral neck of the hip is angular end anteriorly. This can cause a person to swing the leg internally at the hip to try to out it in a more neutral position. It can be associated with symptoms along the tensor fascia Lata that can cause hip and knee pain. Therapy can often help dramatically for symptoms.
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Last updated Feb 2, 2019


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