Valgus deformity of the knee

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What is valgus deformity of the knee?

Valgus deformity of the knee is characterized as the outward (away from the body) angle of the lower leg from the knee joint. It is generally a result of arthritis or trauma.

Common symptoms reported by people with valgus deformity of the knee

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with valgus deformity of the knee

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Leg brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with valgus deformity of the knee, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with valgus deformity of the knee

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Leg brace)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with valgus deformity of the knee, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has valgus deformity of the knee on PatientsLikeMe?


Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from valgus deformity of the knee patients who have completed their condition history
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