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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Genu Varum

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Are there any effective treatments for genu valgum(bent knees)?

Are there any effective treatments for genu valgum(bent knees)?

Yes there is: It go from bracing to surgical corrections. It depend on the severity of the case. ...Read more

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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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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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. ...Read more

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How can I cure knock knee and genu valgum..Any excercises is there for this treatment?

How can I cure knock knee and genu valgum..Any excercises is there for this treatment?

Alignment issue: You cannot cure genu valgum with exercises. This is an alignment issue. Some people, however, have increasing genu valgum over time. This is typically a result of progressive arthritis in the outer half of their knees with possible stretching on the medial (inner) collateral ligament. ...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

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Can goniometer be used to diagnose genu valgum or genu varum?

Can goniometer be used to diagnose genu valgum or genu varum?

Yes, a goniometer is: An instrument that measures angles. In genu valgum, knees are angled inward, and in genu varum, they bow out. With a goniometer, a precise measurement can be taken and recorded for reference. A less precise way would be to measure the distance between the ankles with the legs extended for valgum and between the knees for varum. ...Read more

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Are there treatments for bow legs without surgery?

Are there treatments for bow legs without surgery?

No: In adults, bowlegs are usually due to arthritis and can only be corrected surgicially. In children, there are nutritional and developmental defects that can sometimes be corrected with nutrition or bracing. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for cubitious valgus?

Is there any cure for cubitious valgus?

Not without surgery : Not are your age unless is severe enough to warrant surgery, specially if the cubitus valgus is unilateral and due to a mal united supracondylar fracture ot the humerus, other possible cause for surgery is if the valgus if severe enough to cause ulnar nerve neuropathy.Not done for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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Is there a brace for bow leg adult?

Is there a brace for bow leg adult?

Yes.: If the problem is arthritis, there is a brace that can be very helpful. It's called an Unloader Brace, made by many different manufacturers. Ask your orthopedic doctor about it. ...Read more

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22 y.o female, bow legged from knees down, have knee problems and am curious about treatment options to correct the bow leggedness.

22 y.o female, bow legged from knees down, have knee problems and am curious about treatment options to correct the bow leggedness.

Orthopedic referral: Determine why your legs are bowed and then review treatment options. I have a feeling surgical treatment might be the answer and would have been better done when you were still growing. Review your options and all the best. ...Read more

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Contemplating surgery for bow legs (genu varum). What are the risks involved with this?

Talk to your doctor: Your surgeon should have a discussion of risks with you. Your individual risk will be influenced by the severity of your condition and overall health. Risks include nerve and blood vessel injury, compartment syndrome, infection, bleeding, wound problems, failure of bones to heal, implant failure, residual deformity, new or continued pain, and the risks associated with anesthesia. ...Read more

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What are home remedies to treating bow legs?

None: None. Short of surgery, no real cure for adults.Babies tend to grow out of this. ...Read more

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Remedy for pscoliosis?

Scoliosis: Is curvature of the spine. Mild to moderate cases are followed with symptomatic treatment. Severe cases may require surgery. ...Read more

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Advice on precautions for clubfoot or "talipes equinovarus"?

Advice on precautions for clubfoot or "talipes equinovarus"?

Adult or a child?: Adult needs custom orthotics/ ankle foot orthoses/ shoes, etc, possible surgery to correct the bone deformity, expect the affected leg to be shorter also. A child needs to be seen by a qualified foot specialist urgently to see what options are available. ...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

Dr. George Gantsoudes
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Genu Varum (Definition)

The legs bow outward at the knees. It can occur in ...Read more