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What Physician Does Ostiotomy Surgery For The Correction Of Bow Legs
I'm 17 and have bow legs, i've recently been getting a lot of pain in my knees, should I see a doctor? Is surgery needed to cure this?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor, get standing full length hip to ankle xrays of your knees and get a detailed history and physical examination. There is a large variation of alignment in the human populaiton, but if the malalignment is severe, it could lead to wear of the medial compartment of your knee. So, get checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bowlegs is a condition in which the knees remain wide apart when a person stands with the feet and ankles together. Infants are born bowlegged because of their folded position in the uterus. The infant's bowed legs begin to straighten once the child starts to walk and the legs begin to bear weight (about 12 to 18 months old). Normal appearance is usually attained by the time the child is 3 years old. At this time, a child can usually stand with the ankles together and the knees just touch. If the bowed legs persist into this period, the ...Read more
I don't : But there is a procedure and it would be done by an orthopedist. You might want to find one that specializes in this field... ...Read more
Ilizarov: I assume you are asking about an ilizarov external fixator. The answer depends on the amount of correction needed. The duration is usually at least 4 months, up to a year. ...Read more
Yes I meant she is suspected to have bow legs. Is there a permanent cure without an axis correcrion surgery?
Go to Orthopode.: An orthopedic surgeon can help explain if you really need it. ...Read more
I m 23 and i have bow legs and i dont want to do make any surgery .. i m seeking physical exercise ...can it work ?
You can't: I'm sorry, but I don't believe bow legs can be corrected in an adult without surgery. Physical therapy may help to some degree, but modalities like leg braces are not as effective in adults as they are in children. You should talk to an orthopedic surgeon and/or a physiatrist (PM&R doctor). ...Read more
Can bow legs surgery (after surgery) affect your legs permanently (you were a quick athlete, and now not as much as before for example)?
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