Do O-Shaped Legs in Children Need to be Corrected?
In medical terms, O-shaped legs are called bowlegs, genu varum, or varus knee. The condition is quite common, especially in children below the age of 2. Many claims are being made about the use of physical therapy without surgical intervention to correct this condition. Is this true, or is it merely a false claim? Read on to find out. 1. The term "bowlegs" is used to describe a condition where a