Height Lengthening and Orthopedic Article Resources

The Short Of Height Lengthening: The New Cosmetic Surgery Option

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and the general standards of what is considered beautiful changes as time comes and goes. Yet, one thing that seems to stand that test of time is height. Particularly in the male population, being taller is typically seen as more attractive and could lead to multiple reactions, from higher self-esteem and up to, and including, employment opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable. Wishing and longing for just a few more inches of height are far more common than one might think, so much so that there is even a surgical operation to fulfill your daydreams of being taller.

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Topics: Height Lengthening

Healing After Limb Lengthening Surgery; What to Expect

When considering any type of surgery, the recovery process is often one of the deciding factors on choosing whether or not to proceed with the procedure. If you have considered looking into limb lengthening surgery, the recovery process is one that has some potential patients nervous to continue treatment. However, with determination and your physician's guidance, recovering from limb lengthening surgery is nothing to fear and the outcome of the surgery will result in a lifetime of confidence and self-esteem. 

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Topics: Height Lengthening

Make Me Taller: 3 Facts About Cosmetic Height Lengthening

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.

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Topics: Height Awareness

Do the Tall Ones Get It All? The Top Pros and Cons to Having Height.


The question, "does size matter?" has been a topic of conversation for years, decades, and centuries. But what if a person's height can be added into the "size" debate? What does a person's height really have to say, if anything at all? Would it pay off to be a little taller? We will be taking an in-depth look into this hot topic, to help you understand what years of science have to say about the payoffs, or drawbacks, of being tall.

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Topics: Height Awareness

What Exactly Is A Cosmetic Height Lengthening Surgery Vacation?

Have you always dreamed of growing a few centimeters? How about relaxing on a warm, sunny beach? Medical tourism is an increasingly popular way to do both at once. Surgeons throughout the world perform height lengthening surgery to extend their patients’ legs, and these patients often travel far from home to get the operation. If you’re interested in returning from your next trip both tanner and taller, consider a cosmetic height lengthening surgery vacation. But first, make sure you understand the pros and cons of each vacation destination – and exactly how your surgery and recovery process will go.

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

Top 3 Benefits Of Choosing Height Lengthening Surgery in the USA

Did you know that most surgeries that are performed in other countries, including limb lengthening surgery are not regulated like they are in the United States? If you are considering coming to America to undergo height lengthening surgery, you are making a wise choice.

There are many reasons why you should consider coming to America to have your limb lengthening surgery. Let’s look at the top three.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Orthopedic

Leg Deformities That Can Be Corrected by Limb Lengthening

Leg deformities affect the quality of life for many people. Limb deformities can be present at birth, the result of illness or accidents, or can come on later in life. Deformities can even be caused by a limb fracture that did not heal correctly.

There are several types of deformities that can cause pain and discomfort as well as influence the way people look and feel. If you or a loved one suffer from a leg deformity – now there is a surgical procedure that can offer you a  permanent correction. 

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Topics: Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening

Can I Grow Taller with Exercise and Vitamins?

We live in a world filled with perceptions. Many people perceive that taller people are more important, successful and better looking than those who are below average in height. This is especially true for men.

Perceptions can be true and when it comes to height. Shorter people are sometimes passed over for promotions by their taller counterparts. Taller people hold more top executive positions. Dating can be unsuccessful for shorter men. Here comes another perception – the tall, dark and handsome stereotype. No wonder being tall is on the wish list for many people. Men and women.  

Many people want to add inches to their height. There is an abundance of false information on the internet about ways to grow taller. Try not to fall for the false advertisements. There are claims that taking certain vitamins will add inches to your height. There are also claims made that participating in various exercises (usually with the purchase of expensive equipment) will make you grow taller. None of these will add inches to your height.

It’s true, there are some ways and things you can do that will give you the perception of being taller. Is it possible to grow taller? Unfortunately, nothing will actually MAKE you grow taller besides limb lengthening surgery.

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

The STRYDE Weight Bearing Nail Versus PRECICE 2 Limb Lengthening Nail

Limb lengthening surgery was originally developed to lengthen and straighten limbs for people with dwarfism and limb deformities. It is now available for cosmetic surgery to give added height to people who want to become taller.

The techniques for limb lengthening began in the early 20th century. With that being said, it wasn’t until the 1950s that understanding of the body’s own ability to regenerate, that devices were developed to take advantage of it this amazing process.  

The process behind limb lengthening surgery is amazing – and with new technology it has become a less invasive procedure with a shorter recovery period. The STRYDE limb lengthening nail technology has taken the procedure and the recovery process to an entirely new level.

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

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 Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

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