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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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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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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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What is knock knee?

What is knock knee?

See answer: Knock knees or genu valgum is a condition where the knees angle in and touch one another when the legs are straightened. ...Read more

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