Top
20
Doctor insights on: How Could I Fix Bowed Legs Without Surgery

Share
1

1
How could I fix bowed legs without surgery?

How could I fix bowed legs without surgery?

You can't: Exercise may reduce symptoms such as pain, but only surgery can correct bow leggedness in adults. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
178 doctors shared insights

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


3

3
I have bow legs. How can I correct them without surgery?

You can't: I'm sorry, but I don't believe bow legs can be corrected in an adult without surgery. Physical therapy may help to some degree, but modalities like leg braces are not as effective in adults as they are in children. You should talk to an orthopedic surgeon and/or a physiatrist (PM&R doctor). ...Read more

5

5
How can I fix bow legs?

How can I fix bow legs?

Depends on situation: Bow legs are often seen as a transitional finding when kids first start to walk, followed by a knock kneed phase between 3 & 5 and a straightening by 6-7.This occurs as the child's hips & legs begin to shift their growth to carry a growing upper body.If concerned your pcp can get x-rays to make sure the bowing is not a bone or metabolic issue & repeat the films 6m to a year later to show progress. ...Read more

6

6
How can I correct bowed legs?

How can I correct bowed legs?

Depends: Treatment varies depending on your age. If you are still growing (school-age) bracing may help. If you are older than your teens, there is probably little that can be done other than surgery. Please see an orthopedist. ...Read more

7

7
How can I get rid of my bowed legs withour surgery?

Splints.: There are some splints that can be worn, but as a general rule they won't "get rid" of the problem, just offer a treatment for it. ...Read more

8

8
How can I straighten my spine without surgery?

How can I straighten my spine without surgery?

Depends: Mild postural deformity can be improved by exercises stressing strength and position. Larger deformities generally do not respond to this. Sometimes deformities will progress regardless of treatment. All deformities tend to stiffen with age. Some also continue to worsen with aging. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
How can I fix my heel pain without surgery?

How can I fix my heel pain without surgery?

Stretching: Most heel pain can be treated without surgery. Make an appointment with your podiatrist. I am sure you will be treated well. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Could i fix my overbite without surgery?

Could i fix my overbite without surgery?

Possibly...: Only a local orthodontist who can actually examine you can give you the answers you seek. Make the call... ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
How could i fix pronated feet?

How could i fix pronated feet?

See below.: Orthotics and supportive shoes can help prevent excessive pronation while weight bearing and walking. In certain severe case, surgery may be performed. ...Read more

13

13
How can I fix bowed ankle due to arthritis?

How can I fix bowed ankle due to arthritis?

See details: See an orthopedist, get the ankle evaluated and then find out what the options are and which one is best for you. ...Read more

14

14
How can I fix my prominent ears without surgery?

How can I fix my prominent ears without surgery?

You cannot: There is, unfortunately, no non-surgical option to improve prominent ears. The cartilage must be reshaped and respositioned and this requires a surgical procedure in all cases. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone tree facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

15

15
What kind of corrective surgery can I have for bow legs?

What kind of corrective surgery can I have for bow legs?

HTO-Tibial osteotomy: Bow legs are a normal variant. If after injury or chronic pain persists about the inside of the knees, proximal tibial osteotomies (hto- high tibial osteotomy) may be indicated. The plumb line from hip to ankle center is, thereby, redirected to go through née center and off-loads painful medial compartment. (see picture below). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
How can I straighten my back spine without surgery?

How can I straighten my back spine without surgery?

Probably not: Bracing for scoliosis during adolescence is controversial. Even the supporters of it generally think it prevents worsening, but it does not make the curve go away. If the curve is progressing, consider surgery, especially if it is affecting your appearance and self image. If it is not progressing, stay physically and socially active. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
17

17
How can I fix varicocele without surgery?

How can I fix varicocele without surgery?

None ...: If the indication for varicocele correction is established, its treatment of choice is either microscopic varicocelectomy by urologist or spermatic vein embolization by dedicated interventional radiologist. There has been no non-surgical mean to correct it as what I have known through my 45-yr study and practice in urology. ...Read more

18

18
How can I know if I have knock knee or genu valgum? Could a chiropractor fix the problem?

How can I know if I have knock knee or genu valgum? Could a chiropractor fix the problem?

Ask your doc: These are two descriptive terms for the same problem. Spinal manipulation or massage will not cure this problem if it does exist. ...Read more

19

19
I'm wondering if i get surgery to fix my flat feet. How long will i be out of work?

I'm wondering if i get surgery to fix my flat feet. How long will i be out of work?

Flat foot sx: The procedures vary so it depends what is done. Also depends if you sit or stand at work. Most radical surgery would take about 8 weeks to heel but discuss with surgeon. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
20

20
I have mini bow in my legs , can i fix it with out surgy ?

I have mini bow in my legs , can i fix it with out surgy ?

Unlikely: Your bones grow a certain way and that's what you go with. Significant abnormalities may be surgically repaired but unlikely you need it. ...Read more