Face Up Short Leg Check

supine short leg check up left leg short

Today you’re going to see the good ‘ol face up short leg check.

triumphant happy young woman celebrating raising her fists to her head with a wide ecstatic smile, head and shoulders over a dark studio background

Very exciting considering a short leg is super common and can cause a ton of trouble – like OSTEOARTHRITIS

Not sure if one leg is shorter than the other?

You’re not alone – believe it or not. 

Perhaps someone said you had a short leg and then it was fixed?

A trusted personal trainer, your grandma, or family MD?

Perhaps a chiropractor, massage therapist, disco dancer, or TV star?

Was it Jennifer Lopez in that latest World of Dance episode? 

But it came back despite all the leg checks, stretching, physical therapy, chiropractic…

And now you realized you should’ve followed your intuition.

That there was in fact another potential when it comes to short legs – the elusive, the silent, the one Arizona Orthotics has managed to hunt down and hold captive – for you!

That other potential is the fact that one leg is short BECAUSE OF THE BONES.

There are so many ways to check for a short leg, but this particular test is super popular and easy to do just about anywhere.

supine leg check left leg short

Look the left short leg in this face up short leg check pic.

In this case the inner ankle bone is shorter on the left side.

This common face up short leg test recognizes the inner ankle bone as the landmark of choice- the medial malleolus since ya care 😉

Check out the green arrows pointing to them on that large main pic.

We Are Arizona Orthotics & There’s a Reason WE ARE Google 5-STAR Rated!

Learn all about the good ‘ol LLD (leg length deficiency) on our main page, because there is hope.

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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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