Doctor insights on:
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.
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?
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?
Genu valgum (knock knees) and hallux valgus (bunions) is ruining my life, i want the leg amputated; who will do it?
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?
Does anyone know, after hallux valgus-hammer toe correction surgery, doctor arranged plaster of paris bandage upto knee.?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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