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Pediatrician Said Young Males With Knock Knees Play Better Basketball Like Mj True
Hey! I'm a 16 year old boy. I suffering from knock knees. I play football. But I'm worried about my future. Please help. Guide me. Can brace work.
Can I align my knock knees with corrective exercises? I am 19 male used to be over weight but now I am in good shape what could I do besides surgery
Deformity persists: Knock knees or genu valgum usually is only corrected in adolescence when growth plates are still open. Hemiepiphysiodesis is performed of the medial aspect of the distal femur and proximal tibia. This alters growth to straighten the legs. In adult the surgery for correction would be complicated and not necessarily resolve deformity. ````````````````````. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Complicated decision: That's really tough. Most kids outgrow it. You've reached adulthood, so joint modeling is complete. Most orthopedic surgeons will tell you they'd rather try conservative (ie nonsurgical) options first, like night braces, because surgery is a big decision. That said, the procedure is minimally invasive, typically very successful & may decrease your risk for early-onset arthritis. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
I am a 18 year old girl. I am suffering from knock knees, is there any way to correct it, what to do?
My right hip sticks out more prominently than the left, plus I have knock knees. Could these be related?
Yes: Yes, abnormalities in the angular ion of the proximal femur can contribute to abnormalities in the overall alignment of the knee. Don't hesitate to be seen for a detailed exam and X-ray if you have specific problems. ...Read more
Hi i'm 17 and i've always had knock knees. Is there a surgery that can be performed or some other kind of treatment that can correct this?
Rarely necessary: Knock-knees is also called genu valgus. Although this can be a contributing factor in some knee and other lower extremity conditions, it rarely requires surgery unless severe. You are also skeletally mature at age 17 as a female, and thus, it's unlikely that these "knock knees" will increase in the next couple of decades. The most important thing you can do is stay fit ; stay at a healthy weight. ...Read more
Hello Doc. I have knock knees and I'm only 12 years old. How can I fix this without going through surgery?
Knocked knees: I am too, or atleast I have significant valgus position of my lower legs. We all can not be sprinters. One thing your are twelve and because of growth this can be assentuated. You legs are likely to straighten out as you grow, but for many of us it is our nature to have legs shaped like this. If you are having troubles walking though you will likely need to see an orhtopedist for your options ...Read more
Any suggestions on the type of knee brace that should be bought for injuries and support related to knock knees?
What to do if i'm verry lean and have barely any muscle. Can lack of muscle also cause 'knock knees'?
I will say : It's more structural you were born that way. It is possible if you are flatfooted that an orthotic may make you not as flat footed and in return not as knock kneed. ...Read more
Is knock knee surgery at the age of 16 safe? And though I have knock knees operation my ankles touch and I hv no issues on running..
See ankle specialist: Although most ortho will likely tell that that if you have no pain or functional limitation, you should wait. However if you are really concerned, consult an ortho with specialty on the foot/ankle area. ...Read more
22 years and i've knock knees and i suffer from back pain for a year and recently i start feel the pain in hips also is that because of knock knee?
Hiii doctor, I have a small gap between the knees when my feet touches together. is this knock knees??
No: Because you can put your feet together leaving a small space between your knees, you are slightly bow-legged (genu varum), like the traditional cowboy. That is the opposite of knock-kneed (genu valgum) when your knees touch preventing you from standing with your feet together, leaving a space between your feet. Knock-kneed is worse because your knees may hit painfully when you walk or run. ...Read more
See an Orthopaedist: Many females have a mild to moderate "knock-knee" or valgus alignment at their knees. This may be due to the natural alignment of your knees- but may also be influenced by the development of your hips. An orthopaedic evaluation with x-rays is the best place to start to help identify if their is a true problem and recommend treatment to help. ...Read more
Valgus deformity: Knock knees, or valgus deformity, is generally an inherited condition that cannot be corrected without major surgery. The surgery is generally not recommended to correct it for cosmetic reasons. People can help improve the function of their knees when they have this condition by doing some physical therapy. This can strengthen certain muscles that start in the hip and pelvis. ...Read more