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A 20-year-old male asked:

Can leg lenght disperancy cause bowlegness? my left leg is 9mm longer than my right and when i'm walking/running my legs bow. how would i prevent it?

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Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
Scoliosis : You have one limb longer than the other. This may be from scoliosis or just the way your body is made. Also it can be from catheterization in children. You may need special shoes that have one side thicker. This should correct the need to be run bow legged.

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Last updated Apr 14, 2015

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