NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Stretching/Strengthening Functional Genu Varu
Where can I find exercises to strenghten or stretch to correct as much as can a functional genu varum (both legs) left knee has had surgery.
Since you stated you have "functional," as opposed to "structural" genu varum (bow-legged knee deformity), there's more of a chance you'll gain at least some benefit from nonsurgical treatment options.
Consultation with your physician and probably also a physical therapist, should provide you with recommendations which are specific and therefore most helpful to your needs.
You may also find the information in the following two links helpful:
Brian L Bowyer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University