Wondering what this is?
When your knees are bent inwards, they ‘knock’ against each other. That’s when you’d have knock knees. It is a common deformity which happens during the early stages of development after birth.
However, treatment of knocked knees is also very common and effective, but the key point here is that, the knocked knee treatment should start immediately after the condition is diagnosed. If kept waiting, the condition might be permanent.
There are a number of causes for knock knee, primarily, when the bone of a baby is affected. .
Knock knee is evident. But, apart from the obvious visual symptoms, there are certain other ways to diagnose the disease.
Children below the age of seven, their knees are often in the shape of knocked knees but it doesn’t mean they will have the particular deformity. In the cases where there are children below the age of seven involved, it is very normal to have a knocked knee. But, it does not necessarily characterised as a disease. Hence, diagnosing a case of knocked knees requires years of experience and expertise such as the doctors at Sri Sri Hospitals have. It is not always possible to identify knocked knees just by following the symptoms as they can be misleading at times. Hence, for an affirmative knock knees treatment, the following ways of diagnosis are done to ascertain the cause:
There are various knock knee treatments available. Some of the them are as follows:
Sometimes, in cases of acute knock knee conditions, the patient is asked to go for a surgery. For children, the surgery called as the guided growth surgery and is used to help the bone grow in the correct direction. This is done by placing a small metallic piece into the knees.
Bone deformities are very difficult to deal with at a later stage. It is always better to get their children diagnosed for knocked knees so that their child can live a better quality of life as they grow up. Visit or Book an Appointment at Sri Sri Hospitals to consult with our doctors about the course of action in case your child has knocked knees.
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