About Leg Length Discrepancy

Leg length discrepancy (Limb Length Discrepancy), also known as anisomelia, in which two limbs are of unequal lengths. LLD is an orthopedic condition that can appear in childhood or as a result of an injury or illness that causes damage to the growth plate . Most people have some degree of leg length discrepancy, but larger differences can affect well-being and quality of life by keeping you from participating in the activities you like.

Learn More

Leg Lengthening Surgeryand Treatment Options

Leg length discrepancy (also known as Limb Length Discrepancy) does not cause a problem for everyone who has it. When leg length discrepancy does cause limping or pain, or keeps you from participating in the activities you like, you have options.

Learn More

Leg Lengthening Doctor

A leg lengthening surgeon experienced in leg lengthening techniques can explain the treatment options, risks, and benefits in more detail – so it’s important to find a health care professional who specializes in leg length discrepancy to discuss whether surgical or non-surgical treatment is best for you.

Learn More

About Leg Length Discrepancy

The PRECICE Intramedullary Limb Lengthening System is a novel adjustable state-of-the-art device. The key to the NuVasive® platform technology is the magnetic interaction between the PRECICE intramedullary (IM) device and remote control.

Learn More

Success Stories

Renee’s Story Only a few days after she brought Renee home from the hospital, Erica Voss noticed a small dimple on her daughter’s leg. Born without a fibular bone, Renee Cloutier-Voss has spent much of her life in and out of surgeons’ offices.

Learn More