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... and is usually accompanied by scoliosis. The other is a true leg length difference where the bones in one leg are shorter than the other. ... (5 replies)
... be tied to a leg length discrepancy? ... (5 replies)
... I have more or less the same problem. I am sixteen and have scoliosis which has degenerated rapidly in the past 3 years. Right now its a 32degree curve. ... (3 replies)

... Please let me know if you have ever heard of Congenital Scoliosis CAUSING LLD. ... (3 replies)
... Although I rarely recommend chiropractors, you might be a good candidate. They can be very effective in restoring proper leg length, and it doesn't look, from your MRI, that they might damage anything. ... (5 replies)
... I too have scoliosis, although mine is mild. I don't know the technical data as it's never been investigated thoroughly by a specialist. My right leg is shorter than my left. My left hip is higher than my right, and as a result my left ribs stick out more than my right. ... (5 replies)
... When you write leg length discrpeancy, LLD, do you mean anatomical leg length difference as in the bone in one leg being physically longer or shorter than the same bone in the other leg? ... (3 replies)
... Also, her gait didn't seem quite right. Monday, they determined that one leg is 4 cm longer than the other. They discovered that even when she hops, one foot touches the floor before the other one. ... (3 replies)
... I have one leg "longer" than the other, too. I have a severe scoliosis. I can stand on my left foot with my leg completely straight and freely swing my right foot. ... (5 replies)
... You could experiment with a small lift in your shoe to equalize the length of your legs, to see if that helps. ... (5 replies)
... he hips are not in exact alignment as they should be, this in turn will add to more problems down the road with lumbar issues which may not be initally caused by Scoliosis itself, but you did say she has a lumbar curve so this will probably only add to it if her gait is way off. ... (3 replies)
... Kippy, One of my legs appears 1/2 inch shorter because of my scoliosis. I did not have congenital scoliosis, but developed it when I was around 9. My parent's didn't do anything about it thanks to bad advice from the pediatrician. When I was 22 my top curve was 49 degrees and my lower was 19. I had harrington rod surgery at 22 for the top curve. I'm 44 now and just had... (3 replies)
... Yes is is possible. Scoliosis can cause many forms of pain and cause disc to degenerate quicker than usual. You need to see a scoliosis specialist and possibly get an MRI. I waited too long and I regret it. Finding out what degree your curve is is pretty important. ... (8 replies)
... Any congenital scoliosis patients out there who could please help me on this? ... (3 replies)
... u can go see a Osteopathic physician that specializes in musculoskeletal medicine for a thorough workup. they will address the scoliosis, SI joint dysnfucntion, leg lentgh discrepancy, and any other issue that you may not know about. ... (20 replies)
... I just wanted to add that I don't discount that it could happen the other way around. In my case the scoliosis caused the leg length discrepancy. I still stand by my original statement that scoliosis is a common cause of leg length discrepancies. Said in good spirit.... ... (12 replies)
... I would suggest you spend some time looking for a physical therapist who specializes in scoliosis and spinal issues. ... (11 replies)
... The leg length discrepancy causes the scoliosis. ... (12 replies)
... A wonderful PT to have found this. Leg length discrepancy is widely unrecognized and underdiagnosed. The LLD caused your scoliosis. LLD is inherited, it is a recessive gene and usually passes to the same gender. ... (11 replies)
... At age 14, I was sitting with one leg out to the side. I stood up, felt something BAD in my right hip, screamed and fell to the ground. ... (9 replies)

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