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What Is The Best Treatment For Genu Valgum
Depend: All depend of what treament you are getting.What was recomended to you?Treament could be very simple to one that requires a distal femoral osteotomy.You are probably to old for an epihysiodesis. ...Read more
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
I've got genu valgum(2 to 3 inches gap) and overweight. Fortunately no magnificent pain felt yet. Are there any non-surgery based treatments for that?
What can my 13 yr old sister do to fix genu valgum when she has a 6~7c gap between her feet, and is it even genu valgum? What are the treatments?
We are looking for the best treatment options for my 14 year old son who has genu valgum and flat feet. We have insurance and live in tx.
See an expert: Varying degrees of genu valgum and flat feet, particularly if asymptomatic can be left alone. If more severe or symptomatic seek expert opinions. Dallas, houston and austin all have excellent pediatric orthopaedic surgeons (david podeszwa in dallas and robert dehne are options). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My sister who is 13yrs old has genu valgum. She has a 6~7cm gap between her feet. What can she do to make it normal again? What type of treatment?
At that age...: At 13, there is quite a bit of laxity in the joints and ligaments due to puberty. Is she having pain or is she having problems walking - those are questions you want to know. See a pediatric orthopedist to determine if the genu valgum is structural or functional. There is a difference. Surgery should be considered last, but p.T., bracing, stretching may be options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I do take the treatment, what are the methods of fixing genu valgum? Do I have to do leg braces?
Knock knee: if persists after age 7 yrs-greater than 8cm between medial maleolus with knees facing forward ...Read more
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