A 20-year-old female asked:
My daughter pt eval said her tibias were bowed and pt probably wont help but bracing will. ortho won't see her. what does this mean and what do we do?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Why not? : Why won't ortho see her? If there's an insurance issue, then fix it. If it's just going to be awhile, talk to your pediatrician to see if that's an acceptable time to wait. The pt cannot order the braces, but somebody has to offer an expert opinion. If the ortho feels it doesn't need to be braced, then they may be right. A little bowing is normal in infants, but not older children.
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Last updated Sep 9, 2014
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