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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

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

Height and Human Growth Hormones: What You Need to Know

Being shorter than normal has a lot of drawbacks, personally, socially and professionally. There are many times you probably have felt discriminated against, left out and alone. You may have been the brunt of short jokes and even bullied in school.

Many people of shorter than average stature, especially men, seek out ways to make themselves seem taller. From elevator shoes with built-in heels and stretching exercises to online vitamins and false ads that lure people in with their promises, short people are vulnerable to try ways to gain inches to their height.

One method of becoming taller that you may see advertised online and in magazines is the human growth hormone, or also known as HGH.

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Topics: Human Growth Hormones, Height Confidence, Height Surgery, Height Lengthening, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Happiness

Napoléon Complex: The Short Man Syndrome

Are you unhappy with your height? If you are shorter than average, you may feel self-conscious about interacting with others and you may have had unpleasant experiences related to your height.

When people look down on you – literally – you think everyone notices how short you are. Many short people, primarily men, suffer from what is referred to as the Napoléon complex. It is an informal term that refers to a form of inferiority complex that comes from being shorter than the average height. It is also used as a derogatory term used to describe someone who is perceived to be acting in an aggressive manner.

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Topics: Height Confidence, Height Surgery, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Lengthening, Orthopedic specialties, Height Awareness, Height Happiness

Tall Guys Get All The Ladies: Height And The Effects On Dating

The definition of a stereotype is a “widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.” Unfortunately, short people (especially men) have been assigned traits that may or may not true. These ideas affect the way they feel about themselves and how they are perceived. Negative stereotypes regarding a person’s height may also affect their actions.

The average height of the American male is 5 feet 10 inches. One of the most bothersome problems that shorter than average men have is dating. The average height for women is 5 feet 4 inches. Many women don’t want to date men who are close to their own height, or worse, shorter than themselves. The goal for many women is to find a man who is “tall, dark and handsome.”

A man’s height and the effects on dating can make life difficult for many men who are less than the average height.

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

How To Choose A Height Lengthening Doctor That's Right For You

When you need surgery, choosing a doctor can be an anxiety-provoking process. That can be even more true when you're looking for a specialized surgeon such as a height lengthening doctor. No matter how simple the surgery, there is always the possibility of complications. Patients of the best-performing surgeons typically have significantly fewer complications. Here's some information to help you make a choice.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening

I Wish I Was Taller! Your Modern Day Height Options

If you've always been the one in the group that others call “shorty,” you might have spent years wishing to be taller. There are some basic tricks to looking taller, but there are other height options and a permanent solution. Here is some information about height enhancement or limb-lengthening surgery.

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

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