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Can Bow Legs Get Worse With Time
Yes worsening occurs: Bowed legs (varus knee) can worsen with time in that the varus alignemnt can advance about the knee with advancing collapse across the medial (inside knee joint space). Any medial bony lesion or deformity theoretically can worsen, thus worsening the varus alignment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do my legs ache when sitting or lying still for long periods. I gets better with movement or tensing muscles. My feet get very cold if relevant.
No: No, they way you stand cannot cause you to be "bowlegged" ...Read more
When i sit in fixed postion like cross leg sitting for long time i get numbness?And I have tendency to have varicous vein by genatic ? And overwight
Circulation: The numbness if from circulation being blocked and is consistent with the varicose veins. Being overweight makes both conditions worse. You should try to avoid siting with your legs crossed, and consider wearing support hose. Exercise will help improve the circulation and to get to normal weight. ...Read more
???? CAN: If you are an adolescent the chance of curve progression is real, therefore frequent follow ups are important, so that proper treatment can be instituted in a timely manner. In adults the curves do not normally progress, associated symptom may increase. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does going for runs and playing soccer affect my bow legs? Will they get worse or further apart over time? My legs are about 2 inches apart.
Bow legs: Outward bowing of the legs is fairly common and usually stable once bony growth is complete. Please enjoy running and soccer; both are wonderful for bone health. Bone is a living, shifting tissue and weight bearing exercise strengthens the bone as to best support the activity demanded. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more history: Since this curvature did not just occur & at age 74 why ask now? In order to really answer you question you need to see an orthopedic specialist. You will need an exam, a medical history and most likely x-rays of your legs and maybe the hips. ...Read more
Why do my feet go numb while exercising sometimes? Both feet can go numb at the same time also. Makes it impossible to continue with exercise
Can having ur legs elivated for a period of time cause ur feet to feel pins and needles or sleepy at times due to leg elivation?
Yes it can: Yes it can in some cases.It depends on why you are elevating the legs and for how long.It can be due to pressure on the nerves ...Read more
My arms and legs often get numb if I keep them in the same position for "too long" it specially happens while sleeping, what can I do to prevent this?
? Pressure on nerves: It could be caused by pressure on nerves by sitting in one position for too long or sitting in an awkward position this is usually a temporary condition that goes away. However, it could also indicate that something is wrong.I would consider seeing the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm only 19 and i often find my feet and legs turning purple/bluish when i stand or even sit. What can I do to prevent worse issues in the future?
I have a bow leg .Running long distance race 5-21km will have any bad effect on my leg ? Will it cause my leg to become more bow ?
Maybe: If you have bow legs you might develop medial (inner) knee joint arthritis in the long run, but in the short term your knees should not bow any more just by running. You only live once, if you love to run, run, but beware that you could have problems in the future. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: Restless legs syndrome is a movement disorder typically associated with movements of the legs at night. It is typically treated by neurologists or sleep specialists. If there are feelings of restless legs during the day, it can be a number of different things, from metabolic aspects to medications. Your doctor may be able to review this with you to help assess potential causes. ...Read more
How can I get better and stronger arches in my feet and how can I get stronger to keep my legs up?
Orthotics: See a podiatrist for a recommendation on if orthotics could be right for you. If you want to try an over-the-coubter product first, try spenco total support. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare/total-support-insoles insoles. It's tough to strengthen just the muscles that support the arch. ...Read more
What can cause leg and buttock pain that gets better with walking? i cant sit for too long without either hurting or tingling. usually one leg
Sciatica: Although there are some other possibilities like muscle spasm and pyriformis syndrome, the most likely cause is lumbar disc disease with nerve impingement. To be sure see a spine specialist or PMR doctor who can order neuroimaging and a test like an EMG. Then the next steps after making sure there is no vascular, immune or rheumatologic process would be to initiate PT & possibly meds or injection ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thin legs for Ballet: I admire you for your interest in Ballet Follow: Walking or running daily for at least 30 minutes Swimming Stretch after each activity to give your muscles the chance for recovery. It will lengthen muscles Yoga and Pilates can help tone leg muscles Balanced Diet with Veggies like sweet potatoes, celery, asparagus, parsley, cucumber, and whole grains such as brown rice and quinoa Stress managemt ...Read more
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