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Can your legs bow as you age?

Can your legs bow as you age?

Yes...: Your legs can bow as you age. One of the most common reasons this occurs is knee arthritis. A common form of knee arthritis causes the cartilage to wear more on the inside than on the outside and may result in bow legs. I would seek the attention of on orthopedic surgeon. One in your area can be found at aaos.Org. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of bow legs in age of 20?

What is the treatment of bow legs in age of 20?

Dep on Deformity/Sx: While physiologic alignment is typically 7.2ยบ valgus, many individuals have varus alignment (bow legs). If the treatment is subtle and there are no symptoms and no change on plain filims, the treatment is expectant. Otherwise, depending on the degree of deformity and symptoms treatment is initially conservative with medication/braces/therapy. Surgical correction by osteotomy is rarely indicated. ...Read more

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What exercise can make my legs bow?

See below: None. Your legs may bow because that is the way they are designed. The medical term is called genuine varum and may be just the way you legs developed but there are a few other issues that should be ruled out. See you doctor to rule out blount's disease especially if this is worsening. ...Read more

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Does aging or diabetes make your leg feel nothing when injured?

Does aging or diabetes make your leg feel nothing when injured?

Maybe diabetes: Aging per se does not cause you to have numbness. Severe diabetes neuropathy can take away your sensation. ...Read more