bow legs


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Synonyms for bow legs

outward curvature of the legs

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Bow legs make the knees appear wide apart and the legs look like a circle, while knock knees is a condition which makes the knees appear to bend inward towards each other.
A few signs to keep note of, according to Dr Salian, in order to understand if these conditions are indicative of a serious underlying condition are if only one side of the leg is affected, if there is an extreme curve inward or outward, or if bow legs and knock knees persist after two and seven years of age, respectively.
NEW TRADITIONS To create a modern take on classics, use furnishings with ornate detailing such as the scrolling and antiquing on the sideboard, the bow legs of the chairs and buttons of the armchairs.
Now I accept that my inherited bow legs do make me walk like John Wayne after he's just ridden halfway across the Old West.
Such a vulnerable system can be knocked off balance very easily by intrinsic factors such as excessive bow legs or knock-knees; people whose joints move more than they should, particularly where the knee can bend backwards (hyperextension); people who have a slightly stiff hip; and those whose feet go flat when running (pronation), according to King.
The popularity of macro biotic diets -free of dairy products, wheat and meat -is being linked with the re- emergence of a disease which classically produces bow legs.
The disease resulted in toddlers being unable to walk and developing bow legs, researchers from Birmingham Children's Hospital found.
KNEES UP J Posing with her partner Brad Pitt NO CALF JMEASURES Angelina shakes a leg on red carpet BOW LEGS J The spoof Twitter picture of Angelina
He had bow legs, nobbly knees and wore long Rugby shorts - amazingly we won the tournament
RICKETS, the childhood disease which causes bow legs and soft bones, is back on the increase in Britain.
The bandy bandit was caught out when security film of raids on jewellery shops showed his bow legs.
A study has found that nearly 20 per cent of youngsters are at risk of developing bow legs and other bone problems simply because they don't get enough sunlight.
ANGELA REPLIES: Bow legs are so common in children starting to walk that it is usually regarded as normal.