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Will bone lengthening treatment affect you in sports?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Bone lengthening is done only for leg length discrepancu make one longer or stop the growth of the longer. If an adult it can be done but there are limits @ how much longer u can lengthen, so one may also need to be shortened some.
Not done to make a person taller, but to get theior legs as close to = as can be done. Long = tight, shrt=loose (muscle, nerve, vessel) not w/o risk. B sure b4u jump in.

In brief: Yes

Bone lengthening is done only for leg length discrepancu make one longer or stop the growth of the longer. If an adult it can be done but there are limits @ how much longer u can lengthen, so one may also need to be shortened some.
Not done to make a person taller, but to get theior legs as close to = as can be done. Long = tight, shrt=loose (muscle, nerve, vessel) not w/o risk. B sure b4u jump in.
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