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Does bone graft have to be used in distal femoral osteotomy for valgus knee? My doctor said he does not use it. I am 18 years old with knock knee.

Does bone graft have to be used in distal femoral osteotomy for valgus knee? My doctor said he does not use it. I am 18 years old with knock knee.

A closed wedge-: -osteotomy will put the bone edges together and no graft is needed. the incision and bone cut R on the inner thigh. if bilateral, both knees will need correction. ...Read more

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What kind of exam test is given for knee pain? What is a valgus stress test? Is it suppose to hurt when that exam is performed?

What kind of exam test is given for knee pain? What is a valgus stress test? Is it suppose to hurt when that exam is performed?

Many: There are several test to identify underlying knee problems. Valgus stress test is used to assess the function/injury to the mcl (ligament along the inside of the knee). If painful then an injury to the mcl should be entertained. ...Read more

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24 years old right flat foot stage IV having a knee deviation and worst hallux valgus with pain since many days. Insoles had no effect. Why?

24 years old right flat foot stage IV having a knee deviation and worst hallux valgus with pain since many days. Insoles had no effect. Why?

Have it evaluated: Some conservative options include anti-inflammatory medication, pain medication, steroid injection, padding, strapping, orthoces, and wider shoes. Surgery can be considered if you have exhausted your conservative options. ...Read more

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Genu valgum (knock knees) and hallux valgus (bunions) is ruining my life, i want the leg amputated; who will do it?

Genu valgum (knock knees) and hallux valgus (bunions) is ruining my life, i want the leg amputated; who will do it?

NO amputation...: There are a number of surgical options that can help you greatly without giving up on your leg. An amputation is not an answer to your current problems. ...Read more

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24 years old right flat foot stage IV having a knee deviation and worst hallux valgus with pain since many days. Insoles had no effect on right foot?

24 years old right flat foot stage IV having a knee deviation and worst hallux valgus with pain since many days. Insoles had no effect on right foot?

Have it evaluated.: Some conservative options include anti-inflammatory medication, pain medication, steroid injection, padding, strapping, orthoces, and wider shoes. Surgery can be considered if you have exhausted your conservative options. ...Read more

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Could you recommend exercises for someone with 'an increased valgus alignment of the calcaneus' of the right leg. how would one improve this?

Could you recommend exercises for someone with 'an increased valgus alignment of the calcaneus' of the right leg. how would one improve this?

You Mean A Flat Foot: This is usually treated with custom shoe inserts ("orthotics") that lift and support the arch. Try some from a local store like Rite-Aid or Walgreens. That might be enough. I've been told that walking in dry sand at the beach helps a little. I've also heard of putting a towel on the floor and grabbing or rolling it up with the toes, but I don't know if any of that helps. ...Read more

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My knees.Swell why.?

My knees.Swell why.?

Inflammation: Knee swelling is an inflammatory response to some type of knee injury (fracture, ligament tear, etc.) , degenerative condition (osteoarthritis) or inflammatory condition (gout, rheumatoid arthritis, infection). The most common causes include osteoarthritis, meniscal tears and injury to the cartilage that covers the bone called chondromalacia. It is important to see a physician to uncover causes. ...Read more

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Why are my knees so rough?

Why are my knees so rough?

Iregular cartilage: Rough usually means crepitation which has multiple causes, the irregularity is the end result very rarely the cause. ...Read more

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Why are my knees super hot?

Why are my knees super hot?

See a doctor: For an evaluation. An auto immune or infectious process may be the cause. ...Read more

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I have a disease of the knees?

I have a disease of the knees?

Knee problem: it is important to define weather the knee problem is acute or chronic, and weather there is any history of trauma or overuse to the knee and what symptoms are you getting the knee is a strong joint that can allow for big range of motions so different parts of the joint can be affected starting from bones, cartilage, ligaments or bursa (cushions around the joint. Pain also is important finding ...Read more

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My knees feel hot,what is this?

My knees feel hot,what is this?

It could be arthriti: This could be arthritis. It depends on whether there is swelling in the joint whether there is inflammation the joint was The kneewarm for another reason. You can see your physician and decide whether you need to see a rheumatologist to clarify the warmth ...Read more

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What could cause my "creaking knees"?

What could cause my "creaking knees"?

Osteoarthritis : Osteoarthritis of the knees is the loss of the articular cartilage of the knee which is the cartilage that caps the ends of the bones. This is often described as creeking knees. ...Read more

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My knees always hurt and im only 14? Why is this?

My knees always hurt and im only 14? Why is this?

Knees always hurt: It is not normal to have constant pain in your knees. There are several possibilities as to the cause. Discuss with your parents about seeing a doctor for a check up as to why you are having the pain. ...Read more

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How to whiten knees?

How to whiten knees?

How to whiten knees: How to whiten knees. Please rephrase the question. I have no clue what you are asking Keep well ...Read more

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What is a locked knee?

What is a locked knee?

Unable to straighten: Inability to straighten the knee without hurting. Most likely cause is a meniscal problem; other causes include a loose body. Your orthopod would be able to diagnose and treat you for this problem. ...Read more

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Why are my knees stiff?

Why are my knees stiff?

many possibles: There are several possible issues including arthritis, tendinitis and chondromalacia. See an orthopedist if you are concerned. ...Read more

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