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Can I improve my knock knees with special shoes or other methods?
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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Not likely
"knock knees" or genu valgum usually stems from your anatomic built which can only be changed with osteotomies (breaking and realigning bones), reserved for severe symptomatic cases.
Pt to strengthen the leg muscles can be helpful but won't change your bone alignment.

In brief: Not likely
"knock knees" or genu valgum usually stems from your anatomic built which can only be changed with osteotomies (breaking and realigning bones), reserved for severe symptomatic cases.
Pt to strengthen the leg muscles can be helpful but won't change your bone alignment.
Dr. Robert Leland
Dr. Robert Leland
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In brief: Probably not
The only true correction for knock knees is surgery.
Once the bones have formed the position is stable and therefore a brace or splint would only be of minimal help.

In brief: Probably not
The only true correction for knock knees is surgery.
Once the bones have formed the position is stable and therefore a brace or splint would only be of minimal help.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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