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Doctor insights on: Genu Recurvatum Exercises

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What're some joints affected by genu recurvatum?

What're some joints affected by genu recurvatum?

The knee only: Genu is the name of the knee recurvatum is the knee bends backwards.

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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

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.

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Can genu valgum be cured with exercise?

Can genu valgum be cured with exercise?

Genu valgum: At 33, this cannot be cured with exercise as it represents a fixed bone deformity. It can change with age and arthritis development however.

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What causes genu valgum?

What causes genu valgum?

Multiple etiologies: Etiologies: bilateral genu valgum physiologic renal osteodystrophy (renal rickets) skeletal dysplasia Morquio syndrome spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia chondroctodermal dysplasia unilateral genu valgum physeal injury from trauma, infection, or vascular insult proximal metaphyseal tibia fracture benign tumors fibrous dysplasia osteochondromas Ollier's disease

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How can a genu valgum be fixed?

Osteotomy: If it is severe and cause knee pain an osteotomy could be helpful to realign the leg.

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What it's actually genu valgum?

Knocked knee: Knocked knee is when your knees rub together when you walk.

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What xrays do you do for genu valgum?

What xrays do you do for genu valgum?

Standing: Another way to say genu valgum is to say a child has "knock knees". It is usually evaluated by obtaining a full length, standing xray showing both legs in their entirety. Thank you for the question.

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What is the definition or description of: Genu valgum?

Knock knee: If persists after age 7 yrs-greater than 8cm between medial maleolus with knees facing forward

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Is there a problem in making children if you have genu valgum? I mean...Can men make sex or they have some difficulties?

Is there a problem in making children if you have genu valgum? I mean...Can men make sex or they have some difficulties?

Yes: The musculo skeletal system is complety independand of the reproductive system, that means that yes they can have intercourse and reproduce.

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I have had genu varum since I was born. Is there a way to fix this?

I have had genu varum since I was born. Is there a way to fix this?

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.

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Is there any genu varum surgery?

Yes: Surgery would depend on which bones are involved, the reason for genu varum, and the age of the patient.

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Is there a treatment for genu varum?

Is there a treatment for genu varum?

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.

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Can you fix genu valgum without surgery?

Can you fix genu valgum without surgery?

Define 'fix': Only a surgery can realign severe genu valgum. However, mild cases may respond to an unloader knee brace, or a well-designed strengthening program from a skilled physical therapist. Most patients with genu valgum experience worsening over time, however.

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What is the recovery time for someone who has surgery done for adult genu valgum?

What is the recovery time for someone who has surgery done for adult genu valgum?

Procedure>?: Was it osteotomy or joint replacement surgery? Osteotomy of the distal femur will take 12 weeks or so to heal. Total or partial joint replacement should be doing well at 8 weeks

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My 5 year old boy has been diagnosed with genu velgum, what should be steps towards its cure?

My 5 year old boy has been diagnosed with genu velgum, what should be steps towards its cure?

Give it time: Babies often change from appearing "bow legged" as they start to walk; "knock kneed" at 4-6 and straightened up by 8-10. The most some do would be to document the amount (measurements from x-rays), since this is all relative. This is a conversation you can have with the kids doc. If s/he did not explore the issue it was probably mild enough not to do so, but I would discuss that.

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What are the risks of a genu valgum surgery?

What are the risks of a genu valgum surgery?

It depend: 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.

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Is there a permanent cure for genu varum?

Yes: Depends on the reason for the condition. It may correct on its own, however bracing and surgery may be required.