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Confidence and Your Height

It is hard to believe that height makes a difference in how you are treated and even the degree of success you achieve – but it is true. Height is associated with power, we ‘look up’ to people who we think are superior (both figuratively and literally).

Even though adult height isn’t usually determined as a child, children understand the liabilities of being the shortest kid on the team at a very young age. Nicknames are hard to shed. Being called a shorty can stick with boys and girls long after the name-calling actually stops.

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Topics: Height Confidence, Height Happiness, Height Awareness

Introducing the Groundbreaking New PRECICE STRYDE™ Limb Lengthening System

Getting taller may be a dream that you’ve had – but you didn’t realize it could be made into a reality. You may have heard about limb lengthening surgery – but you didn’t realize that new technology has made the surgery itself less invasive, and the recovery much easier than it was in the past.

Being a short person can complicate your life in so many ways. From having to ask for help to reach something from a high shelf to being passed over for dates and promotions. It is a proven fact that taller people are more highly regarded in many situations. If you’ve always felt self-conscious about being short – read on. You might find that you can become taller with this amazing surgery.

Thanks to the new technology of PRECICE STRYDE™, limb lengthening surgery has been transformed into a more non-invasive surgery. The outcome of this cosmetic surgery is an increase in your height by adding several inches. It is done by lengthening the long bone(s) of the leg.

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Topics: Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Lengthening, Height Surgery

5 Myths About Cosmetic Height Lengthening

Over the years, there have been many new and amazing developments when it comes to the methods and processes used in limb lengthening surgery. Once thought of as a procedure exclusively for correction of leg discrepancy and deformities, has now become a popular cosmetic surgery for people who want to become taller. This is the procedure that will add inches to your height. 

If you have heard about this life-changing procedure, you may have also heard some of the misinformation and myths that go along with it.

In order to dispel some of this misinformation, let’s start with how the procedure is done.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Awareness, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening

Think Twice Before Considering Limb Lengthening Surgery in Foreign Countries

You’ve done all the research you think you need to do on the procedure that can add inches to your height – right? Now you’re trying to figure how it will fit into your budget. Since it is a cosmetic procedure, most insurance companies won’t pay for it, so it may be tempting to look out of the U.S. to have your procedure done.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Surgery

Unhappy with Your Height:  Here’s How You Can Grow Taller

Yes - height matters! The only people who don’t think it does are people who are above average in height.  The world looks differently to those who are above average in height. Short people are always looking up, and tall people are continually looking down on those shorter than them – both literally and figuratively.

The teasing for being short may start at a young age. Being short in stature may cause children to be made fun of and suffer bullying as early as elementary school. This type of abuse can continue on through high school and even into adulthood. Hurt feelings over a period of time can result in sadness and a feeling of hopelessness.

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Topics: Height Awareness, Height Happiness, Height Lengthening, Height Confidence, Height Surgery

Not Just For Men:  Short Women And Cosmetic Height Lengthening

Men may be more vocal about their problems with being shorter than average than women are. But it’s not just men who are struggling with being short. Women find being short a problem in their professional, social and personal lives.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Awareness, Height Happiness, Height Confidence

What is Genu Varus and Genu Valgus?

There are several types of limb deformities that can be present at birth or develop later on in life with a small range of treatments that individuals can benefit from. Most treatments are conservative and may be helpful for the individual temporarily.

Two of the most common types of limb deformities are genu varus and genu valgus.

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Topics: Bow-Legged or Genu Varum, Knocked Knees, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Orthopedic specialties

Correcting Orthopedic Deformities with Cosmetic Limb Lengthening

Orthopedic deformities can be caused by a congenital defect, a fracture that has not healed properly or disease. The most common types of deformities are limb length discrepancies, bowlegs (genu varum) or knock-knees (genu valgum) can now be successfully treated with cosmetic limb lengthening surgery. Orthopedic abnormalities caused by genetic variants like dwarfism can also be treated with this surgery.

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Topics: Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Orthopedic specialties

Farewell High Heels! Reach New Heights With Cosmetic Height Lengthening 

A small woman has options to appear taller – wearing a certain style of clothing, for example. Women can also wear high heels. These visual optics don't affect actual height, however, and there's good evidence that being short has an impact on self-esteem. Women who are short – under 5'2” – also complain that people patronize them, tease them about their height or simply don't see them, especially in a crowd. If you're truly dissatisfied with your height, you do have another, permanent option: cosmetic height lengthening.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Confidence, Height Happiness, Height Awareness

Is it Possible to Grow Taller?

Genetics is the primary factor that determines your adult height. While it's not possible to grow taller once you pass puberty, a number of factors come into play. Studies show that height effects many aspects of one person's life including  dating, financial statureself esteem, mental well being and much more.  If you still want to be taller once you reach adulthood, you have the option of height lengthening surgery.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Awareness, Height Surgery

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