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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Bow Legs (Definition)

Bowed legs can occur as a familial history, no orthopedic issues or problems with walking, bearing weight. This also tends to straighten out in time as long bones ...Read more


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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. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is a cure for genu varum?

I need to know if there is a cure for genu varum?

Depends: There can be improvement with growth. See a pediatric orthopedist to have it evaluated and followed. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for genu varum?

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. ...Read more

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What can you do about genu varum (bowleg)?

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 more

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Is there a way to treat genu varum without a surgery?

With specific braces: One could try to prevent the g varum from getting worse or slow its progress. This maybe successful for a period of time. If there are no pain, then no further treatments are needed, and just live with it. But generally, these are due to arthritis, which most likely will be painful, requiring treatment. Then pain meds, pt, weight loss if overweight, keeping muscles strong would all help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should i get surgery for my bow legs (genu varum)?

Should i get surgery for my bow legs (genu varum)?

Risk/benefit analyse: Only you and your orthopedic surgeon can answer this question by carefully weighing your risk and your benefit of non-operative and operative therapy for this condition. Take a friend or family with you to the consultation. In general, the surgery for this condition is very successful. ...Read more

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Contemplating surgery for bow legs (genu varum). How do I decide?

It depends: What is the underline cause for the problem, usually thet do okay. ...Read more

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Does osteotomy help straighten the legs or correct genu varum (bowlegs)?

Yes: Usually an osteotomy at your age is geared toward straightening out a deformity that is contributing to progressive arthritis on one side of the knee. The most common deformity is a bowed leg, also called genu varum. In 60% of patients at 10 years after the procedure, the knee is still feeling good enough to avoid knee replacement. ...Read more

Dr. George Gantsoudes
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Genu Varum (Definition)

Genu varum is a clinical finding in which knees are bent outward. This is also called bow-legs and may ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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