Leg Length Discrepancy

Debra Treloar, BSR, FCAMPT, Physiotherapist, discusses differences in leg length.

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Debra Treloar, BSR, FCAMPT, Physiotherapist, discusses differences in leg length.
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Featuring Debra Treloar, BSR, FCAMPT
Treloar Physiotherapy Vancouver BC <

Presenter: Debra Treloar, Physiotherapist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Physiotherapist

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Physiotherapy for Leg Discrepancies

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1

There are two types of leg discrepancies: Apparent and True let discrepancies

Explanation:

There are two types of leg discrepancies: Apparent and True let discrepancies

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An 'apparent leg discrepancy' is caused by muscle imbalances and/or joint restrictions or hypermobility.

Explanation:

An 'apparent leg discrepancy' is caused by muscle imbalances and/or joint restrictions or hypermobility.

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A 'true leg discrepancy' is caused by an actual difference in length of the bones in the lower leg, pelvis or thigh bone.

Explanation:

A 'true leg discrepancy' is caused by an actual difference in length of the bones in the lower leg, pelvis or thigh bone.

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Diagnosing a true leg discrepancy can be done by your family doctor in an office visit.

Explanation:

Diagnosing a true leg discrepancy is done by getting an Xray of the leg bones and then measuring and comparing the bones on both sides.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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