Leg Lengthening Surgery Helps You REACH YOUR HEIGHT®
Leg lengthening surgery is often recommended for Leg length discrepancy (LLD), a condition where you have one leg shorter than the other. When a leg length discrepancy keeps you from participating in your favorite activities – either from chronic pain or gait problems – treatment gives you the chance to get back to doing the things you like. Learn more about leg lengthening surgery and limb length discrepancy:
Leg Lengthening Surgery and Other Treatments
Choosing the right treatment for leg length discrepancy can be overwhelming. The information below is designed to inform you about available leg lengthening treatment options, both conservative and surgical. Use the leg length discrepancy information on this website to begin learning about treatment options. Discuss these options with a healthcare professional who specializes in leg length discrepancy and leg lengthening surgery.
Some leg length discrepancy treatments are listed below:
Leg Length Discrepancy
Leg length discrepancy can affect your well-being and quality of life and can keep you from participating in activities you enjoy. This orthopedic condition can appear while growing or as a result of an injury or illness that damages growth plates.
Leg length discrepancy has many causes, and are divided into these four main groups: