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How can you treat genu varum without surgery?

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Dr. Joseph Oh
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In brief: Is surgery needed?

Genu varum, aka bowleggedness is actually a normal part of growing up.
Almost all legs straighten out; braces and other devices used in the past were found to be ineffective. children with pathological bowing, such as from rickets, r treated medically (e.g. correcting the vitamin deficiency) b4 surgery is considered. If it is being considered, though, it is likely the only option.

In brief: Is surgery needed?

Genu varum, aka bowleggedness is actually a normal part of growing up.
Almost all legs straighten out; braces and other devices used in the past were found to be ineffective. children with pathological bowing, such as from rickets, r treated medically (e.g. correcting the vitamin deficiency) b4 surgery is considered. If it is being considered, though, it is likely the only option.
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