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Genu valgum

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Genu valgum, commonly called "knock-knee", is a condition in which the knees angle in and touch each other when the legs are straightened. [1]

29 relations: Anterior superior iliac spine, Birth defect, Calcium, Chondromalacia patellae, Chronic condition, Duke University, Feldenkrais Method, Femur, Genu recurvatum, Genu varum, Human leg, Hyperlipidemia, Injury, Iyengar Yoga, Knee, Knee pain, Latin, Obesity, Orthotics, Osteoarthritis, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Rickets, Schnyder crystalline corneal dystrophy, Scurvy, Tuberosity of the tibia, Valgus deformity, Varus deformity, Vitamin C, Vitamin D.

Anterior superior iliac spine

The anterior superior iliac spine (abbreviated: ASIS) is a bony projection of the iliac bone and an important landmark of surface anatomy.

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Birth defect

A birth defect, also known as a congenital disorder, is a condition present at birth regardless of its cause.

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Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20.

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Chondromalacia patellae

Chondromalacia patellae (also known as CMP) is inflammation of the underside of the patella and softening of the cartilage.

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Chronic condition

A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time.

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Duke University

Duke University is a private, non-profit, research university located in Durham, North Carolina.

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Feldenkrais Method

The Feldenkrais Method is a type of exercise therapy devised by Moshé Feldenkrais (1904–1984).

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The femur (pl. femurs or femora) or thigh bone, is the most proximal (closest to the hip joint) bone of the leg in tetrapod vertebrates capable of walking or jumping, such as most land mammals, birds, many reptiles including lizards, and amphibians such as frogs.

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Genu recurvatum

Genu recurvatum is a deformity in the knee joint, so that the knee bends backwards.

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Genu varum

Genu varum (also called bow-leggedness, bandiness, bandy-leg, and tibia vara), is a varus deformity marked by (outward) bowing at the knee, which means that the lower leg is angled inward (medially) in relation to the thigh's axis, giving the limb overall the appearance of an archer's bow.

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Human leg

The human leg, in the general meaning, is the entire lower limb of the human body, including the foot, thigh and even the hip or gluteal region.

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Hyperlipidemia is abnormally elevated levels of any or all lipids or lipoproteins in the blood.

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Injury, also known as physical trauma, is damage to the body caused by external force.

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Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga, named after and developed by B. K. S. Iyengar, is a form of Hatha Yoga that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of posture (asana) and breath control (pranayama).

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The knee joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two joints: one between the femur and tibia (tibiofemoral joint), and one between the femur and patella (patellofemoral joint).

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Knee pain

Knee pain is pain in or around the knee.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health.

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Orthotics (Greek: Ορθός, ortho, "to straighten" or "align") is a specialty within the medical field concerned with the design, manufacture and application of orthoses.

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of joint disease that results from breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone.

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Physical medicine and rehabilitation

Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities.

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Rickets is a condition that results in weak or soft bones in children.

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Schnyder crystalline corneal dystrophy

Schnyder crystalline corneal dystrophy (SCD) is a rare form of corneal dystrophy.

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Scurvy is a disease resulting from a lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

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Tuberosity of the tibia

The tuberosity of the tibia or tibial tuberosity or tibial tubercle is a large oblong elevation on the proximal, anterior aspect of the tibia, just below where the anterior surfaces of the lateral and medial tibial condyles end.

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Valgus deformity

In orthopedics, a valgus deformity is a condition in which the bone segment distal to a joint is angled outward, that is, angled laterally, away from the body's midline.

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Varus deformity

In orthopedics, a varus deformity is an inward angulation (medial angulation, that is, towards the body's midline) of the distal segment of a bone or joint.

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, is a vitamin found in food and used as a dietary supplement.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate, and multiple other biological effects.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genu_valgum

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