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Chandler Crews speaks at the Open Public Hearing portion of the May 11, 2018 meeting of the Joint Pediatric Advisory Committee and Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee. Source.

Chandler Crews, born with the most common type of dwarfism, undergoes several procedures to lengthen her bones. This short documentary shows the strength and perseverance of a person who uncontrollably faced obstacles since their childhood and how they rose above through faith in self and science. Produced by Carly Machen.

Dr. Shawn Standard, Head of Pediatric Orthopedics at the International Center for Limb Lengthening answers your questions on limb lengthening for little people in episode 8 of Growing Stronger‘s LP Doc Talk program. Limb lengthening patient, Chandler Crews, also provides her perspective. Click here for more episodes of LP Doc Talk.

Chandler Crews gives a speech titled, Limb Lengthening: Then vs. Now and My Experience at the first annual LPA Speakers Night at the 2014 Little People of America National Conference in San Diego, California.


 

Chandler Crews and Mark MullenLimb-Lengthening Surgery Creates Controversy

Some people with dwarfism are turning to a controversial alternative: A surgery that can make them more than a foot taller. NBC 7’s Mark Mullen shares one patient’s journey, including the criticism she has received from her own community.

 

Sinai Hospital doctors pioneer limb-lengthening procedure

“Just a year ago, I was six inches shorter.” Doctors at Sinai Hospital have pioneered a limb-lengthening procedure that’s a radical departure from the traditional method.

Chandler Crews KATV

 

LR Teenager’s Life-Changing Surgery to Lengthen Her Legs

A Little Rock teenager who underwent a controversial leg lengthening surgery is opening up about her experience.