Height Lengthening and Orthopedic Article Resources

Dwarfism & What An Orthopedic Doctor Can Do For You

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Aug 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Dwarfism is not just a matter of being shorter than average. However, it is not a disease and it does not affect intellectual capacity.

It is clearly visible to others though, and some people would like to be taller than they are. In that case, an orthopedic doctor can help.

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Topics: Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening

Bone Doctor Is Just Another Name For Orthopedic Specialist

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Aug 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Bone doctor, orthopedic specialist, orthopedic surgeon -- what's the difference? In a nutshell, there is no difference. All of these are terms for physicians who are trained and specialize in conditions of the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, nerves, muscle, tendons, ligaments).

Orthopedics was originally a medical specialty for children only, but modern orthopedic specialists treat all ages.

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Topics: Orthopedic specialties

Correcting Congenital Deformities Through Height Surgery

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Aug 3, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Even though there are many congenital deformities in which have no treatment, congenital deformities resulting in short stature or leg deformities can now be corrected with height surgery.

This procedure continues to advance in its effectiveness and success for the many people who have opted for this treatment – to straighten as well as lengthen legs.

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Topics: Orthopedic specialties

Understanding Nonunions & How An Orthopedic Doctor Can Help

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Jul 27, 2016 3:10:22 PM

Bone fractures are a fairly common occurrence, and usually heal without any problems. Bones that fail to heal are referred to as a nonunion. Nonunions can be painful and even debilitating.

Orthopedic doctors who are specifically trained and have experience in treating nonunions should be consulted when this condition is present.

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Topics: Orthopedic specialties

Are You The Ideal Candidate For Height Surgery?

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Jun 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

How tall would you like to be? How tall are you? We live in a culture that commends or even glorifies height - like it is a virtue that someone has worked towards.

Height is almost completely determined by genetics - so a reward for being tall seems a little unfair, don't you think? You were born with the genes, and you're stuck with them. There isn't much you can do about it. 

Or is there? 

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Topics: Height Lengthening

Limb Lengthening Surgery: What You Need To Know

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Jun 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

What a ground-breaking idea it was to provide a way to lengthen limbs. Limb lengthening surgery has come a long way since the days when the first procedures took place in the early 1950's.

This surgery meant freedom for people who were afflicted with crippling disabilities, congenital deformities or dwarfism. For those who had suffered the debilitating disease of polio - to congenital limb defects or dwarfism, the hope of having straight, longer limbs was a miracle.

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Topics: Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening

What to Expect When You Have Surgery To Get Taller

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Jun 15, 2016 2:46:51 PM

Now that you have decided to have leg lengthening surgery, it is only natural for you to wonder what to expect.

Surgery is a serious matter, and when you make the choice to undergo elective cosmetic surgery - you need to understand what the process will be like before, during and after the procedure. 

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Topics: Height Lengthening

Is Spending Money On Limb Lengthening Worth It?

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Jun 8, 2016 2:42:29 PM

If you are one of the many who are height challenged (whether a little or a lot), you've probably heard about all of the short jokes and quotes out there. "Short people No. 220 - Knowing you've already stopped growing."

More than likely you take these comments with a smile and move on, but inside it may be another story. It can hurt. Your self-confidence can suffer greatly from these comments - not to mention the put-downs that come across through the media. 

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Topics: Orthopedic specialties

Everything You Need To Know About Bowleg Correction

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on May 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In a chubby toddler just starting to walk, bowlegs are cute and a normal part of childhood development. In adolescents and adults, bow legs may be functional, but they can cause hip and knee pain and lead to early arthritis.

Bowleg correction surgery by an orthopedic surgeon can help that problem.

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Topics: Bow-Legged or Genu Varum

What Orthopedic Specialties Are Available For ChildHood Problems?

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on May 12, 2016 11:02:34 AM

Just as a cook has a few favorite recipes, many orthopedic surgeons have a few orthopedic specialties. It might be something like total joint replacements or hand surgeries, or the focus could be on treating children's orthopedic problems. Kids do have some special needs, such as bow legs, pigeon toes and knock knees. In some cases, these problems continue into adulthood.

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Topics: Orthopedic specialties

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