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Genu Recurvatum Brace
What is the cause of genu recurvatum gait? Is it weakness in the hamstrings muscle or quadriceps? If you have helpful source please help me
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, primarily stemming from musculoskeletal to neurological abnormalities. In simple terms, genu recur stun refers to a hyperextension of the knee. The hamstrings and the intrinsic ligaments of the knee are the usual structures that limit this hyper extension. ...Read more
Varus knee: There are two treatment options and they are based on the amount of arthritis you have. If you have congenital genu varum, with minimal or no arthritis, they can do a medial opening wedge osteotomy (cut the bone) and correct you deformity. If is an acquired genu varum from arthritis, you either need a unicompartmental knee arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genu valgum is a condition where the knees angle in and touch one another when the legs are straightened.
It depend on the method use for that. There are the general complications with any surgery and the risk of the correction it self. Malunion, postoperative infections and problems with healing. Compartment syndrome, recurrence of the deformity, re some of the potential complications. ...Read more
Bowlegged.: The legs bow outward at the knees. It can occur in one or both legs. ...Read more
Physical examination: May help if there is bowingGet a more detailed answer ›
Genuine Varum: If you are having pain and it is due to the deformity and you have good joint space, you can have an osteotomy to cut and bend the bone. ...Read more
This is a congenital or acquired deformity of the knees that results in the knees being close together. Whether surgery is an option depends on the severity and your level of disability. See an orthopedic surgeon for a physical exam and to discuss treatment options.
There are no special exercises that will help improve your deformity. Keeping ur wt down + ur legs strong by walking will help. ...Read more
Depend: All depend of what treament you are getting. What was recomended to you? Treament could be very simple to one that requires a distal femoral osteotomy. You are probably to old for an epihysiodesis. ...Read more
I live in denmark, and I am 5'10. Can I become taller somehow? I have genu varum as well. I know 5'10 is not short, but in denmark it is.
Yes there is treatme: Blount's disease is a deformity in the legs, mostly from the knees to the ankles. The affected bone curves in or out and forms the usual "archers bow" which can also be called bow-legs. Yes there is treatment for that. ...Read more
bilateral genu valgum
renal osteodystrophy (renal rickets)
unilateral genu valgum
physeal injury from trauma, infection, or vascular insult
proximal metaphyseal tibia fracture
Ollier's disease ...Read more
Knock knee: If persists after age 7 yrs-greater than 8cm between medial maleolus with knees facing forward ...Read more