slumbersac Hip Dysplasia sponsor

Announcing Our Sponsor…

On June 16th 2018, LWHD is hosting a campaign and fundraiser for Hip Dysplasia.  ‘Hippies Up Snowdon’ will see a group of our Hippies get up (and down!) the 1085 metre high mountain , to help raise as much awareness as possible, for ‘Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month’ in June. We are extremely pleased to announce that Slumbersac will Read More

Andy Murray Breaking News

Breaking News – Continued hip issues as Andy Murray pulls out of Brisbane Tournament

Andy Murray has pulled out of the Brisbane Internationals with continued hip issues.  Announcing in an emotional Facebook post, Andy explains that he will be staying in Australia for a few days while he decides whether to stay out there or “fly home to assess what I do next”. This is the second tournament in recent Read More

Hippy New Year Revolution - adult hip dysplasia

A Hippy 2018 – Our New Year REVOLUTION

So here it comes. 2018. A new year. Bringing with it hope and anticipation of the possibilities before you. This is actually the first new year in a long time that I am not either recovering from, or awaiting, yet another surgery.  A position I never thought I’d ever find myself in and now that I Read More

Adult Hip dyplasia

“My Adult Hip Dysplasia Diagnosis Changed My Life”

Hi my name is Amy and I was diagnosed with hip dysplasia at age 19. I’ve had a triple pelvic osteotomy (TPO). I didn’t even know what hip dysplasia was or what the operation would entail. I’ve been struggling with my hips for a very long time and as I’m a dancer it was just Read More

Spica Warrior hip dysplasia

‘Spica Warrior’ by Karen Kerr, for our ‘Little Hippies’…

HIP NEWS – A BOOK FOR OUR ‘LITTLE HIPPIES’ Hey folks, I just thought I’d tell you I’ve written a book to help kids with hip dysplasia facing surgery to help them through the journey to make it less scary and daunting. I wrote it due to my daughter going through 18 months in a Read More

Adult Hip Dysplasia Resources

Now Available on LWHD – PDF Resources To Download

I can’t believe it’s approaching the one-year anniversary of my second ceramic hip! In the early morning of the 9th January 2017, just as I was about to take the long car journey to hospital for my surgery, I took a photo of my luggage and posted it for you guys, mainly as a “I’m Read More

Adult hip dysplasia

No Memories of Mummy Being Broken – Part 2

By Jo – Southampton, UK The CT images that my consultant, Mr Hussell had requested showed arthritis and degradation of my hip joint. Mr Hussell was not certain, from what he could see in the images, that a PAO would be effective. He suspected that there might have been too much damage to the cartilage.  He Read More

adult hip dysplasia - Jo

No Memories of Mummy Being Broken….

By Jo, Southampton, UK. At the age of 19 I helped out on a sheep farm in my spare time. I was young and fit and loved being outside. We had 5 fields of sheep and I spent my time running between the fields and the barns checking on ewes and lambs. To save time Read More

Melissa Adult Hip Dysplasia

“Wait, What? …London?”

By Mel from Wiltshire, UK I’ll never forget the day I was diagnosed with hip dysplasia. It took some time for me to reach the diagnosis and in some respects, I consider myself rather lucky as although it took a while I know for some people it can take considerably longer.  My pain started around Read More

Adult hip dysplasia

“Toughing It Out”

By Linda, Wisconsin, USA Hey folks my name is Linda I live in the US. Some know me as lbleckster on instagram. In early 2012 at the age of 46 I was diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia, because I could no longer walk or sleep. A friend, who is also an orthopaedic physician, urged me Read More