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How much does the treatment for genu valgum cost? And what type of treatment do I have to take?

How much does the treatment for genu valgum cost? And what type of treatment do I have to take?

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

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Genu Valgum (Definition)

if persists after age 7 yrs-greater than 8cm between medial maleolus ...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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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

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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?

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?

Relax: This is not a large gap. Read about genu valgum on wikipedia. The exercises suggested are worth doing. Be sure she is getting enough vit d3 and vit c. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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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?

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 more

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If I do take the treatment, what are the methods of fixing genu valgum? Do I have to do leg braces?

Too old for braces: Too old for braces to work.If severe will need a distal femoral osteotomy. ...Read more

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How can a genu valgum be fixed?

Osteotomy: If it is severe and cause knee pain an osteotomy could be helpful to realign the leg. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Genu valgum?

Knock knee: if persists after age 7 yrs-greater than 8cm between medial maleolus with knees facing forward ...Read more