Lower limit shortening of 2 cm is best managed by:
|A||Leaving it uncorrected|
|D||Shortening of normal limb|
a. Inequality greater than 2.5 cm needs treatment, this may involve shortening the longer leg, lengthening the shorter leg or both.
b. Lengthening the shorter leg: Lengthening, the commonest method of equalizing leg length, is most easily accomplished by wearing a raised shoe, but this is often inadequate or unacceptable.