Anonymous
Anonymous asked in HealthMen's Health · 1 month ago

Bone Lengthening (femur)?

After the femur bone has been lengthened (2 inches) and healed, after 6 months. Will it be able to handle a punch. Let’s say that a friend comes by and he punches your thigh as a joke to give you a Charlie horse. Can it sustain it?. What can easily break it? Can it easily break without any effort?

Thanks for you answers. 

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  • mokrie
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Yes it can break easily. It never will be like your original strong bone and the pain of lengthening it is horrific. It's not an easy 6 month recovery. It takes a full year to heal from major surgery and blood clots getting into your arteries is a possibility so you can die after the surgery. If it's just vanity to be 2 inches taller it's really not worth it. 

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