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Does wearing high heeled shoes stunt your legs growth?

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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: No

No it does not affect your leg growth.

In brief: No

No it does not affect your leg growth.
Dr. Adam Teichman
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In brief: Unlikely

Wearing high heels may cause the achilles' tendon to become more rigid because when the heel is high the muscles in the back of the leg become less flexible.
Height is related to the long bones and when the change from cartilage to bone. (ossification).

In brief: Unlikely

Wearing high heels may cause the achilles' tendon to become more rigid because when the heel is high the muscles in the back of the leg become less flexible.
Height is related to the long bones and when the change from cartilage to bone. (ossification).
Dr. Richard Mallia
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