Unformatted text preview: the bones are healing, a physical therapist works to pull the bones apart, making them longer. This is how leg lengthening can add inches to a dwarf’s height. Personally, as ghastly as the surgery appears, I believe that it is a person’s privilege to choose to have their legs lengthened. If one is willing to suffer the pain of recovery, then one should have the right to the procedure. However, I believe more research should be performed to determine if any vascular or nerve damage ensues....
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- Spring '08
- Zoology, Suffering, Oral and maxillofacial surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Distraction osteogenesis, Dwarfism, Leg Lengthening