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Remedies For Cubitus Valgus
Osteotomy: Significant cubitus valgus can be treated by a corrective osteotomy in which the humerus (upper arm bone) is cut with a saw, the deformity corrected and then the bone stabilized with metal hardware while it heals. ...Read more
How to decrease cubitus Valgus through exercise? I have 23 degree and 25 degree angle of left and right arm respectively.
Not possible: You are describing a rather mild bone alignment issue with your elbows. Exercises may help the symptoms of cubitus valgus, but would not help the alignment itself. ...Read more
Born with cubitus valgus. I have an angle over 20 degrees in both arms. What is the standard procedure to correct this? I am 19 yrs old. No injuries b4
Typically a humeral osteotomy but why do you want it corrected? Is it painful? Or does it cause ulnar nerve symptoms? If you have an indication (and even if you just don't like it cosmetically) you will need a full work up that will include advanced imaging and possibly nerve conduction/velocity studies.
If it's the ulnar nerve causing symptoms, a simple ulnar nerve transposition can help. ...Read more
What to do if I have pectus excavatum, scoliosis, flat back, & cubitus valgus. My height is 6 ft 2 inchbut my weight i?
Accept or fix it: You can either accept it or be committed to some major orthopedic operations. ...Read more
Makes no sense: Ask the question again. A fracture of the hand is not a cause of cubitus valgus, which is at the elbow. Also the statement elbow none union for the 6 y/o boy is not a question. Also the 2 statements do not seem to b related 2 each other. B more specific please. On the image, pretend the left leg is an arm, this is then cub. Valgus. ...Read more
Have cubitus valgus in left hand as a result of old fracture, one month back I treated with ulnar nerve transposition, can I treat my elbow angel?
Cubitus Valgus: When the elbow angle is such that the hand goes away from the body with the and facing forward as the arm is at the side, is not often corrected if it due to a boney injury. The late affect can be a so called tardy ulnar nerve palsy. After nerve transposition to attempt osteotomy would not be strongly advised but even then the issue is often cosmetic when no ligaments are truly involved ...Read more
I have cubitus valgus in left hand as a result of old fracture, one month back I treated with ulnar nerve transposition, can I treat my elbow angel?
Cubitus valgus elbow: Angulation can place "tension" on the ulnar nerve and result in what is at times referred to as a tardy ulnar nerve palsy. Transposition is recommended to relieve that tension on the nerve. If the fracture is very old it is usually not wise to treat the deformity now especially after or with nerve surgery but of course its never an absolute, speak to your surgeon about your concerns. ...Read more
Hello sir, I applied for the post of captain in Pak army but they marked me unfit due to cubitus valgus. Sir is there any treatment to reduce it or to?
There may be a deformity of the elbow joint that needs to be corrected surgically; only your examining physician will have a clue. If there is a joint or connective tissue lesion or deformity, it will probably need to be surgically repaired.
Also, there are also other neuromyofascial considerations that may be affecting your condition, such as active trigger points in lateral triceps, brachiora ...Read more
Cubitus valgus: Is a deformity in which forearm is angled away from body excessively when elbow is fully extended. ...Read more
Bunion: Hallux valgus is the medical term for a bunion. Hallux means big toe or great toe. Valgus means bent out and is used to describe a deformity in which the angulation is away from the midline of the body. Hallux valgus is when the great toe is bent out away from the midline of the body. This is a common deformity seen in 9 out of 10 women. ...Read more
Big toe angulation: Hallux valgus is a progressive disorder that is often described as a deviation of the big toe creating a “bump” on the side of the big toe joint which may become painful. The visible bump actually reflects changes in the framework of that joint and possibly adjacent joints. In later stages, the big toe may lean towards the second toe which throws the bones out of alignment – producing the bunion’. ...Read more
Angulation big toe: Hallux valgus is the term often used for a bunion. The bunion is the bump that you see. Hallux (means big toe) valgus (means pointed away from the midline of the body) so hallux valgus refers to the condition where the big toe is pointed out towards the other toes. It is sometimes painful but not always. ...Read more
Possibly: Any question that starts with a "Could" is possible. Often a 'valgus' foot has a high arch and that would show in a footprint, like an impression in the sand. If it is flexible valgus foot, you could have a normal footprint. ...Read more
Medial bump/1st toe: Formally defined as a > 15 degree angle between the 1st metatarsal and the great toe where the toe in question deviate towards the lessor toes ...Read more
It Can Be...: If you have pain from this deformity, especially if it is keeping you from doing the activities that you want to, then, yes... Have it corrected. If it is painless, there is really no reason to correct it except for in certain circumstances. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
Structural deformity: Some differences, but basically used interchangeably. Bunions are a bony prominence with joint misalignment. They are progressive, structural deformities. You can improve the symptoms with better shoes, but you can't improve the deformity. My rule of thumb: if the deformity bothers you on a regular basis or is limiting your activity, then surgery is an option to consider. Dr l. ...Read more
Cubitus valgus: This condition is often left uncorrected if it does not cause physical problems. However, if it is symptomatic, surgical correction can be done by osteotomy and plating with good results. ...Read more
Clarify: Unfortunately your question needs to be reworded since it doesn't make sense. Try again please ...Read more
Several months: It generally takes 2-3 months for the initial swelling to resolve but you may have residual swelling for six month to a year. ...Read more
In looking at the foot a varus deformity is when the sole of the foot is turned into the middle of the body.
A valgus deformity is when the sole is turned outward. ...Read more
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In orthopedics, a valgus deformity is a term for outward angulation of the distal segment of a bone or joint. The opposite deformation, medial deviation of the distal bone, is called varus.
Yes could be treated. ...Read more
Surgically realign: During hallux valgus surgery depending on procedure the bone is surgically broken and realigned with with screws or pin for stability of the broken bone. Usually after the procedure you are put in a walking boot or cast for a period of 4-8 weeks again depending on the procedure chosen to correct your deformity. Please go to eastpennfoot. Com for more information. ...Read more