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Forum Name: Osteoporosis

Question: knock knees coorrective surgery


 priya1987 - Mon May 11, 2009 8:27 am

hi i wanted to find out about corrective knock knee surgery..is it possible at age of 21? is there any side effects..? thanks
 Tom Plamondon PA-C - Mon Jun 15, 2009 6:57 am

User avatar Hello,
Corrective knee surgery at 21?

It depends on what is needed to correct. If we are talking about ligament damage e.g. ACL tear or cartilage damage then yes.

If the consideration is for a knee replacement, then no - that is not done until later in life (50 years old and up).

Hope this helps.

Take care.

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