Having one leg a little longer than the other is very common, differences of up to 5mm typically will not cause problems, although when differences are more significant (>5mm) this can lead to complications.
Significant leg length discrepancies can cause poor posture and balance which can then cause other degenerative joint problems, stress fractures, soft tissue overuse injuries in the foot and ankle as well as increasing risk of falls and tripping.
Your Podiatrist can accomodate leg length differences by fitting a custom heel lift in your shoe and/or modify the sole of appropriate shoes increasing the sole thickness.
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