Bone Shortening for Leg Length Discrepancy

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Considering surgical Bone Shortening for that pesky Leg Length Discrepancy?

Here’s what Reach Your Height has to offer when one leg is short:

“Leg shortening or restricting is considered for smaller differences in leg length (usually less than 5 cm or 2 in.).”

Bone Shortening = Surgery

short leg surgery

Removing bone invasively for 2 inches or less?

Oh my!

In a hospital, with a surgeon, drugs and lots of post-op rehab?

say what?!

That’s one exciting option!

Surgery is a downer, so let’s discuss your non-surgical options.

Alternatives to Bone Shortening Surgery:

.9mm heel lift built into a precision calibrated | MASS posture Custom Foot Orthotic for starters.

Here’s why: 

To optimize shock absorption at the body’s foundation – after all, there are 66 joints in the feet – 26 bones – 25% of the body’s bones!!!

Biomechanically this option helps best optimize ground reaction force & stress UP from each foot into the ankle, knee, hip and spine. 

But wait, there’s more.

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Then we have the technology to build-up the outside of each shoe and sandals to take up the remaining discrepancy. 

Surgery is a wonderful option for a significant LLD, however most of the LLD’s we see are not worth the risk.

You’d be shocked to learn how effective non-surgical options can be.  

And, these non-surgical options are not risky!

In contrast, according to the Bone Shortening and Leg Length Discrepancy folks, “If too much length is removed from a bone, muscle weakness can be a permanent side effect. Additionally,…”

Please visit their website and learn for yourself what they have to offer.

https://www.reachyourheight.com/

We simply offer contrast for your consideration – surgery or not surgery?!

There’s a Reason Arizona Orthotics is 5-STAR Google Rated!

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Dr Dave

Graceful Ageing Aficionado at Arizona Orthotics
It turns out HOW your custom foot orthotic is made Actually Matters.

Here at Arizona Orthotics We Proudly offer THE ONLY medical-grade, MASS Posture & Precision Calibrated, Custom Foot Orthotic on the market.

My Mission
1. Restore HOPE to those suffering with a foot problem they fear may never go away.
2. Optimize Human Performance with a legal advantage - a foundational & biomechanical advantage.
3. Graceful Ageing - I have yet to see someone with bad foot health age gracefully.

Thank you so much for stopping by. I appreciate you and hope you find what you're looking for.
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Dr Dave

It turns out HOW your custom foot orthotic is made Actually Matters. Here at Arizona Orthotics We Proudly offer THE ONLY medical-grade, MASS Posture & Precision Calibrated, Custom Foot Orthotic on the market. My Mission 1. Restore HOPE to those suffering with a foot problem they fear may never go away. 2. Optimize Human Performance with a legal advantage - a foundational & biomechanical advantage. 3. Graceful Ageing - I have yet to see someone with bad foot health age gracefully. Thank you so much for stopping by. I appreciate you and hope you find what you're looking for.

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