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What can you do about genu varum (bowleg)?

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Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Varus knee

There are two treatment options and they are based on the amount of arthritis you have.
If you have congenital genu varum, with minimal or no arthritis, they can do a medial opening wedge osteotomy (cut the bone) and correct you deformity. If is an acquired genu varum from arthritis, you either need a unicompartmental knee arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty.

In brief: Varus knee

There are two treatment options and they are based on the amount of arthritis you have.
If you have congenital genu varum, with minimal or no arthritis, they can do a medial opening wedge osteotomy (cut the bone) and correct you deformity. If is an acquired genu varum from arthritis, you either need a unicompartmental knee arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty.
Dr. Blake Miller
Dr. Blake Miller
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Not

Much at your age.
Is it a problem? Do you have arthritis. Pain. Problems?

In brief: Not

Much at your age.
Is it a problem? Do you have arthritis. Pain. Problems?
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Dr. Rhett Griggs
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