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Would varus legs affect my physical activities like cross country and tennis?

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In brief: They could

If you have a large degree of tibial/genu varum, that can cause excessive pronation in the foot, which can cause pain and fatigue.
Look into pronation control athletic shoes for cross country. You may want to visit with a podiatrist to see if custom foot supports (orthoses) may be of benefit.

In brief: They could

If you have a large degree of tibial/genu varum, that can cause excessive pronation in the foot, which can cause pain and fatigue.
Look into pronation control athletic shoes for cross country. You may want to visit with a podiatrist to see if custom foot supports (orthoses) may be of benefit.
Dr. Joseph Newman
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In brief: Yes

They will put excess stress on the knees and ankles.

In brief: Yes

They will put excess stress on the knees and ankles.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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