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Make Me Taller: 3 Facts About Cosmetic Height Lengthening

Posted by The Height Lengthening Team on Mar 21, 2019 3:20:47 PM


Cosmetic height lengthening is surgery designed to make people taller and to fix leg bone deformities. For people who have spent their entire lives wanting to be taller, this procedure can do that. If being taller is something you find appealing, read on to learn more about the STRYDE system and whether it is right for you.

Forget what you think you know about cosmetic height lengthening, everything has changed.

Cosmetic height lengthening surgery has been around for over 100 years, and it was brought to the US in the 1950s. For most of that time, the surgery required bulky leg braces. In most cases these braces were debilitating. The patient needed to manually stretch the braces every day to increase their height. At that time minimal increases to a person's size were achieved.

Today's cosmetic height lengthening surgery looks and feels very different. In most cases using the new STRYDE's innovative leg lengthening system, patients can avoid using crutches, walkers, and wheelchairs. The new device can allow up to 250 pounds of weight. The STRYDE system also uses an internal device and a preprogrammed remote to control the lengthening process. This creates less risk, faster healing, and more efficient growth overall. 

After the completion of leg lengthening, substantial growth can be seen.

Decades ago many people and even doctors considered leg lengthening surgery to be a waste of time and money. It was only recommended in extreme cases of deformity or shortness. On top of the pain and recovery there were many physical and mental health risks to consider. One of which is the debilitating feeling of not being able to move freely for months. At the end of this long process, patients might only be an inch or so taller than when they had started.

With the new STRYDE system in place, bone lengthening has become much safer. It is also more efficient because the device is implanted internally, and uses a remote control for growth. The entire process is more comfortable, and patients can expect noticeable growth by the end of recovery. In fact, this system allows for up 6 inches of added height. 

The height lengthening surgery is life changing for every patient.

You have to understand all the reasons a person might want to undergo this procedure to really know why it changes lives. People that are naturally tall and people that have never dealt with deformities find this surgery unnecessary. They don't understand what it is like to be short. They don't have to ask for help to reach items on the top shelf. This surgery is not for them.

For men and women who are short, they carry around with them a stigma. It can be embarrassing at times, and many people have a poor quality of life because of it. If adding 1-6 inches of leg length means you can confidently date, shop for clothes, and land a great job, then this surgery is for you.


There are very few Orthopedic surgeons in the United States that are qualified and experienced to effectively help you grow taller. It is important to find someone that you can trust. It is also important to make an appointment to determine if you are a good candidate for the surgery.


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