You should consult a pediatric orthopedic (bone specialist for children) surgeon.
2. Can bowed legs be considered to be a deformity?
Yes, this is true in case of blountís disease. but in case of physiological bowed legs, it is not considered to be a deformity as it becomes normal with age.†
A genetic link has been suggested as a possible cause of blountís disease.†
4. Can bowed legs cause knee problems?
Yes, especially if left untreated.†
5. How can I tell if my child has blountís disease?
If you see bowing of one or both of the legs, it could be due to blountís disease and you should immediately consult a pediatric orthopedic surgeon.†
6. Is it possible to cure blountís disease?
Yes, if diagnosed at an early age and with timely treatment.