A 35-year-old member asked:
After i had torn meniscus surgery my leg became a little longer, yoga helps but what else can i do?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Dont think so.: It is a physical impossibility that your leg actually became longer after your surgery for a torn meniscus. Perhaps you were walking with a bent knee prior to surgery, and after surgery you normalized your gait and felt as though there was an increase in length.
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Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Not sure.: Assuming you underwent a meniscectomy, there's no evidence that suggests that your leg would become longer. You may want to consult the physician who performed the meniscus surgery.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 5, 2019
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