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Are there treatments for bow legs without surgery?

Are there treatments for bow legs without surgery?

No: In adults, bowlegs are usually due to arthritis and can only be corrected surgicially. In children, there are nutritional and developmental defects that can sometimes be corrected with nutrition or bracing. ...Read more

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Bow Legs (Definition)

Bowed legs can occur as a familial history, no orthopedic issues or problems with walking, bearing weight. This also tends to straighten out in time as long bones ...Read more


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Are there any effective treatments for genu valgum(bent knees)?

Are there any effective treatments for genu valgum(bent knees)?

Yes there is: It go from bracing to surgical corrections. It depend on the severity of the case. ...Read more

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What are the treatments avaialble or bow legs?

What are the treatments avaialble or bow legs?

Depends on age cause: Bowlegs or genu varum or blount'sdisease is due abnormal underdevelopment or dysplasia causes bow like appearance of legs. Seen in rickets ( vit d def ), lead and fluorides, in young age braces, after puberty corrective surgery done some times. ...Read more

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What are some treatment methods for broken toes?

What are some treatment methods for broken toes?

Immobilization: Toe strapping and rigid surgical shoe. On occasion if displaced, it may require surgical reduction. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for saddle bone deformity on foot? Other than surgery

What are treatment options for saddle bone deformity on foot? Other than surgery

Oui ou Non.: Treatment, to some extent , is based on whether or not the deformity is symptomatic or not. If the enlargement does not cause any discomfort, then shoes with padded tongues or sandals may work just fine. Realistically, it comes down to having it fixed or wearing accommodating shoes. ...Read more

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What are some of the treatments for bow legs?

What are some of the treatments for bow legs?

Depends: It depends on the cause of bowed legs. Some people have a natural curve that creats that impression, but functionally they do very well and that is not easily noticeable. In that case, no correction needed. On the other hand, if there is any existing hip, knee or ankle issue, it must be corrected to prevent the progression and cure the problem. ...Read more

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Contemplating surgery for bow legs (genu varum). What are the risks involved with this?

Talk to your doctor: Your surgeon should have a discussion of risks with you. Your individual risk will be influenced by the severity of your condition and overall health. Risks include nerve and blood vessel injury, compartment syndrome, infection, bleeding, wound problems, failure of bones to heal, implant failure, residual deformity, new or continued pain, and the risks associated with anesthesia. ...Read more

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Are there treatments for paraplegia?

Are there treatments for paraplegia?

Yes: Depending on severity, adaptive devices may well be available. Many pts can use wheelchairs, and some paraplegic veterans have actually done races, using ultralight chairs. Bracing systems may help, rehabilitation programs teach a variety of coping styles. Meds for spasticity are available. Stem cell research is proceeding. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments for down babies?

Are there any treatments for down babies?

See below: A child with down syndrome should be tested for hypothyroidism. They should also have an echo cardiogram, and annual eye exams. They will benefit from early intervention services, pt and ot, as well. In addition, children with down syndrome have varying degrees of dysfunction. They can also have behavioral problems, which can benefit form behavioral therapy, and possible medications. ...Read more

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What are some successful treatment for varicose vains?

What are some successful treatment for varicose vains?

Lots available: Speak to your doctor to refer you to a vein specialist , will all available treatments , starting from wearing elastic stockings ...Read more

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What are these stretch marks or varicose veins? Is there any treatment fot that?

What are these stretch marks or varicose veins? Is there any treatment fot that?

Sometimes: If you had a recent pregnancy, you might have both. You should see a dermatologixt for the strech marks. You need a vein specialist (phlebologist) for you varicose veins. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with scoliosis. Are there cheaper, alternative ways instead of surgery for corrective measures?

I have been diagnosed with scoliosis. Are there cheaper, alternative ways instead of surgery for corrective measures?

Depends: Scoliosis is variable, with the majority of affected patients with curves below 15%, few if any related symptoms and no need for treatment.For those whose lung functions are compromised by the change in the shape of the chest cavity, surgery would be the usual remedy.Bracing is usually limited to the growing teen to redirect the drift, adults would have little benefit.Each case is different ...Read more

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Are there any new treatments for restless leg syndrome?

Are there any new treatments for restless leg syndrome?

Couple new items: Traditional approaches have included dopamine agonists such as Requip or Mirapex, but more recent approaches include Neupro (rotigotine) patch, and the gabapentin-like Horizant. ...Read more

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Are there treatments available to get back synivial fluid in 70 year old. What options are available for mobilty.

Are there treatments available to get back synivial fluid in 70 year old. What options are available for mobilty.

Synovial fluid: Weight loss and physical therapy to stimulate fabrication of a synovial fluid. Cortisone Injection and Hylagan injections provide the joint extra lubrication and shock absorption, as well as decrease friction and inflammation. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for kyphoscoliosis?

What are some treatments for kyphoscoliosis?

It depends: You should have an evaluation by a chiropractor or an orthopedist. X-rays may define the degree of curvature. Yoga therapy with an iyengar instructor trained in back care is a good step. Your chiropractor or orthopedist can direct you. Find an orthopedist who is open to alternative treatments. Some physical therapist can be too agressive and cause more pain. ...Read more

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What are the surgical options for elbow tendonosis when other methods haven't worked, and are they successful?

What are the surgical options for elbow tendonosis when other methods haven't worked, and are they successful?

Release: If the problem is at the lateral epicondyle than surgery usually involves release of the extensor muscle origin, an ostectomy of the cortical bone at the site of origin, removal of inflammatory degenerative scar and repair or reattachment. Be sure that collateral ligament injury is ruled out as well as injury to the radial humural joint to avoid inappropriate surgery. ...Read more