has had bowlegs since childhood. He developed pain on the inside
part of both of his knees that prevented him from keeping active.
This mal-alignment put him at risk for developing arthritis
(refer to Form
& Function article).
approached the right side first with a gradual opening wedge
correction. He was quite active while in the frame for 3 months.
left side followed with a similar smooth course. An acute neutral
wedge correction was done. Time in frame was 3 months.
his legs straightened, he no longer has pain on the inside of
his knees and he is protected from developing knee arthritis.