How can I treat genu varum/bowlegged without surgery?

Genu varum. Mild cases can be treated with knee braces and in some cases with a physiotherapy program otherwise, surgery may be your only recourse.

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I need some tips on how to treat genu varum/bowlegged without surgery?

Nothing @ age 32. If this is a very sever varus deformity the only way 2 treat is osteotomy. @ 32 i would think it is a cosmetic problem not a functional 1, since it's now a problem. Usually not symptomatic unless it involves wearing of the medial compartment of the knee. Have it evaluated. Read more...

Should I get surgery for my bow legs (genu varum)?

Risk/benefit analyse. Only you and your orthopedic surgeon can answer this question by carefully weighing your risk and your benefit of non-operative and operative therapy for this condition. Take a friend or family with you to the consultation. In general, the surgery for this condition is very successful. Read more...

Contemplating surgery for bow legs (genu varum). What are the risks involved with this?

Talk to your doctor. Your surgeon should have a discussion of risks with you. Your individual risk will be influenced by the severity of your condition and overall health. Risks include nerve and blood vessel injury, compartment syndrome, infection, bleeding, wound problems, failure of bones to heal, implant failure, residual deformity, new or continued pain, and the risks associated with anesthesia. Read more...