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Can you fix genu valgum without surgery?

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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Define 'fix'

Only a surgery can realign severe genu valgum.
However, mild cases may respond to an unloader knee brace, or a well-designed strengthening program from a skilled physical therapist. Most patients with genu valgum experience worsening over time, however.

In brief: Define 'fix'

Only a surgery can realign severe genu valgum.
However, mild cases may respond to an unloader knee brace, or a well-designed strengthening program from a skilled physical therapist. Most patients with genu valgum experience worsening over time, however.
Dr. Michele Arnold
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

If you are still growing the surgery can be small growth plate arrest later need osteotomy to correct angle

In brief: No

If you are still growing the surgery can be small growth plate arrest later need osteotomy to correct angle
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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