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 Leg Length Discrepancy - stages of limb lengthening and treatment time
Inborn Leg Length Discrepancy is pathology of organism growth. According to data of statistical investigation - more than 70% of people on the Earth have legs with different length. If difference between right and left leg is just 1-2 cm, then a person do not pay attention to the problem. If the difference is 3-5 ��, then with time it comes problem of pelvis warp and a man feel uncomfortable while walking.

The possibility to back to normal life and walk naturally is limb lengthening of tibia or femur with Ilizarov technique.

With one stage of the treatment it is possible to lengthen leg 6-7 cm more. The lengthening time is 2 months and full period of treatment is 4-5 months. The possibility of limb lengthening depends on a patient age, height and pathology.

If the difference is 10-15 cm, then the problem could be resolved as in adults as in children with two stages. The interval between stages is 1-2 years.

It is used improved Ilizarov-Veklich apparatus for limb lengthening of inborn Leg Length Discrepancy.
 Leg Length Discrepancy Treatment - Pictures of a patient
Before limb lengthening
Before limb lengthening
Leg Length Discrepancy between right and left legs 
              is 5 cm
Leg Length Discrepancy between right and left legs is 5 cm
Tibial lengthening 5 cm
Tibial lengthening 5 cm
Result of Leg Length Discrepancy treatment
Result of Leg Length Discrepancy treatment
 Leg Length Discrepancy Treatment - Pictures of a patient
Before limb lengthening. Leg Length Discrepancy between right and left legs is 4 cm
Before limb lengthening
Leg Length Discrepancy between right and left legs is 4 cm
Femoral lengthening 4 cm
Femoral lengthening 4 cm
Result of Leg Length Discrepancy treatment
Result of Leg Length Discrepancy treatment
100% functionality of knee joints after 
              treatment
100% functionality of knee joints
after treatment
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Orthopaedic clinic "Ladisten",
97, Lisova str.,
Sofievska-Borshagivka,
08131, Kiev
Ukraine


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