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My younger sister is 13, turning 14 next year, is the same as me. Does she have to do leg braces? What type of treatment does she have to do?
Not enough info: What is the problem with her legs? What is the specific diagnosis? You need to supply more specific information. ...Read more
Hi, i think i have bowed legs and im almost 17, do i need to get braces on my legs and does bowed legs affect my height or affect my growth.
Bowed legs: Hello JunedA, I like your question. Bowed legs in adolescents is commonly due to being overweight. but can also be caused by vitamin D deficiency, trauma, or kidney disease. Because you're 17, you're almost done growing anyway but I think going to a local doctor to be evaluated for vitamin deficiencies and other causes would be a great way for you to start your healthy adulthood. Good luck :) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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5 y/o son has minor CP. Wears leg braces, receives PT/OT. Complaints of leg pain are getting worse and more frequent. Also seeing chiro. What else??
If I do take the treatment, what are the methods of fixing genu valgum? Do I have to do leg braces?
Not likely: There are actually very few things that are even "brace correctable" despite what grandma tells you. And certainly none at that advanced age that would come up now that you didn't have under treatment before, for instance, problems because of cerebral palsy. Need to talk to a pediatric orthopedist to see if the problem even is with her legs not being straight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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