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Is it normal for leg length to increase after torn meniscus surgery?

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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Meniscal treatment will not result in leg lengthening.
You may feel a difference in the leg, but it isn't a change in length. The meniscus is a soft tissue bumper that even if removed doesn't change leg length.

In brief: No

Meniscal treatment will not result in leg lengthening.
You may feel a difference in the leg, but it isn't a change in length. The meniscus is a soft tissue bumper that even if removed doesn't change leg length.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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Dr. Marc Schneider
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Meniscus surgery does not lengthen the leg.

In brief: No

Meniscus surgery does not lengthen the leg.
Dr. Marc Schneider
Dr. Marc Schneider
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