Reputable Surgeons (Note: This wiki does not recommend or endorse any specific surgeons)
Limb Lengthening Topics
Potential Risks and Complications
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The Limb Lengthening Wiki is a place where ANYONE can add/edit information, and just like any other public forum it is possible that a member could post information that may be inaccurate or misleading. We recommend that everyone do their own research and contact their physician with regards to all information. This website is NOT intended for the purpose of providing medical advice and all content is for general informational purposes only. The information presented on this web site is not intended to take the place of your  physician’s advice and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.  We can not and do not give you medical advice. The information should not be considered complete or accurate and should not be used in place of a consultation with your physician. We do NOT recommend the self-management of health problems. The Limb Lengthening Wiki is NOT intending to endorse or recommend any particular surgeon, medical treatment or product.

The Limb Lengthening Community

The Makemetaller (MMT) Community is a limb lengthening community that has been an indispensable resource in helping countless people get the information needed for a successful limb lengthening outcome. The structure of the Limb Lengthening Wiki is based on Makemetaller's (MMT) patient-led format. In addition, much of the information written on the Limb Lengthening Wiki comes from the discussions, personal accounts, and diaries of members of the the Makemetaller (MMT) Community.

The Limb Lengthening Forum is another limb lengthening community where patients go to discuss the various topics surrounding limb lengthegning surgery. The forum has been growing quickly and has insights on some surgeons not covered in other forums. The forum is also patient-led with a format similar to the MMT Community. Although there can be an overlap in information, each forum brings a unique view from patients who have received the surgery.

Community Guidelines

Read the disclaimer and abide by the guidelines when using the Limb Lengthening Wiki

  • Rule #1 - Do NOT post pictures of patients (or mockups) without their explicit permission.
  • Rule #2 - Protect the anonymity of community members. Blur all faces or recognizable features with any picture posted (Read Rule #1), and do NOT disclose any personal information about anyone in the LL community ever
  • Rule #3 - Ensure that the information you write is factual and accurate.
  • Rule #4 - Cite any and all sources.
  • Rule #5 - Do not instigate drama or arguments and respect all members. 
  • Rule #6 - Remain on topic and post information in the correct sections
  • Rule #7 -You probably aren't a doctor, so do not recommend medical treatment or give medical advice (Read Rule #8).
  • Rule #8 - Read the disclaimer at the bottom of the site! (Note: This Wiki is for informational purposes only and is NOT intending to endorse or recommend any particular surgeon, medical treatment or product.)
Contribute your knowledge!!

We need help to grow, and you are the one that can make that happen. Please contribute your knowledge, questions, comments, research and or anything regarding limb lengthening information.The goal is to make The Limb Lengthening Wiki as resourceful and accurate as possible in order to give past, present, and future patients the best information possible. 

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