HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR KNOCK KNEE
Knock knees is a condition in which the knees touch, but the ankles do not touch. The legs turn inward
Causes--Infants start out with bowlegs because of their folded position while in their mother's womb. The legs begin to straighten once the child starts to walk (at about 12 to 18 months). By age 3, the child becomes knock-kneed. When the child stands, the knees touch but the ankles are apart. By puberty, the legs straighten out and most children can stand with the knees and ankles touching (without forcing the position).
Knock knees can also develop as a result of a medical problem or disease, such as:-Injury of the shinbone (only one leg will be knock-kneed), Osteomyelitis (bone infection), Overweight or obesity, Rickets (a disease caused by a lack of vitamin D)
TUBERCULINUM 200—Start treatment with this remedy and it should be repeated every month. During the remaining the following remedies should be given except for two days before and two days after the administration of Tuberculinum
CALCREA HOS 30-- An excellent remedy for this condition. Anemic children who are peevish, have cold extremities and feeble digestion.Numbness and crawling sensation. Tendency to perspiration and glandular enlargement. To be given thrice daily for long time
LATHYRUS SATIVA 30- Knee’s knock when walking. Tottering gait. Rigidity and cramps in legs
SILICEA 200- This remedy should be given occasionally in lieu of Tuberculinum when it becomes due