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After recent hip reconstruction my one leg is 2 inches shorter than the other?

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Dr. Scott Naftulin
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In brief: That can happen

Leg length inequality can happen as a side effect of hip replacement or reconstruction.
A shoe or heel lift on the shorter leg side usually compensating partially (approximately 1 inch in this case)for the inequality is the most appropriate treatment.

In brief: That can happen

Leg length inequality can happen as a side effect of hip replacement or reconstruction.
A shoe or heel lift on the shorter leg side usually compensating partially (approximately 1 inch in this case)for the inequality is the most appropriate treatment.
Dr. Scott Naftulin
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