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is there surgery to make the height of the legs and torso different but keep the height of your body the same

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Gantsoudes
16 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
No : You can lengthen your bones in your leg, but it is not a surgery that one should undertake unless prepared for the length of time, cost and risk of co ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
WHY??: Why would anyone wish to have major surgery of this type (if it could even be done) because of a cosmetic issue? It would be much healthier to teach t ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: There will never be a surgery to lengthen a normal torso, but we know the rule is, "Never say never." It's unlikely that there will be a procedure to ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Right now, your legs are growing at 45% level of your entire height. With 12 cm added with growth, you will have a lower height that matches the upper ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: The corrective surgery will not increase your height.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Anders
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Bow legs & height: As you grow, yes, bow legs can cause you challenges with height. When you approach the age where your growth plates close and fuse, you would have re ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Need to recover: Part of the anser depends on how well you played soccer to begin with. With any surgery involving the bones there is a period of recovery that has to ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kulick
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Small leg: Hello if the problem is the width of your calf, you can have an augmentation. If your concerned about the length, the easiest answer is to have i ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melanie Mintzer
40 years experience Family Medicine
Weight gain: How one puts on weight and where one puts it on depends on multiple factors, including one's body shape. It is related to your genetic predisposition ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Lumbar radiculopathy: My guess is that you had a lumbar strain and the muscle spasm causing pressure on the nerve supplying these areas of groin and leg. To get the correc ... Read More
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