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What kind of corrective surgery can I have for bow legs?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: HTO-Tibial osteotomy

Bow legs are a normal variant.
If after injury or chronic pain persists about the inside of the knees, proximal tibial osteotomies (hto- high tibial osteotomy) may be indicated. The plumb line from hip to ankle center is, thereby, redirected to go through née center and off-loads painful medial compartment. (see picture below).

In brief: HTO-Tibial osteotomy

Bow legs are a normal variant.
If after injury or chronic pain persists about the inside of the knees, proximal tibial osteotomies (hto- high tibial osteotomy) may be indicated. The plumb line from hip to ankle center is, thereby, redirected to go through née center and off-loads painful medial compartment. (see picture below).
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Osteotomies

An osteotomy (breaking and realigning the bone) is used to correct bowed legs but only if symptommatic or severe.

In brief: Osteotomies

An osteotomy (breaking and realigning the bone) is used to correct bowed legs but only if symptommatic or severe.
Dr. Robert Leland
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