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

Adult hip dysplasia

“Smile and Be Kind”

By Sarah, Sunderland, UK Hi, my name is Sarah, I am 21 and was diagnosed with congenital hip dysplasia at 8 months old. I have had 13 surgeries for it, including tractions and plasters. I was diagnosed with avascular necrosis at 7 years old. Last year I underwent a total hip replacement and reconstruction. It took Read More

Charlotte Adult Hip Dysplasia

“19… feeling 90”

By Charlotte, Greater Manchester, UK Anyone who lives with hip dysplasia knows that every day can be a battle, some days are certainly worse than others. The worse days make you want to curl up and forget about it all for a while, the aches and pains can become overwhelming. However, life carries on and Read More

imahippy hip dysplasia in the news

Canadian Hospital Orthopaedic Team Creating First-Ever Global Hip Dysplasia Registry

The British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH) in Vancouver, Canada, is on a mission to improve hip health, mobility, and quality of life for children with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH), with the hope of someday seeing a world free from the burden of this condition. The orthopaedic team at BCCH has received numerous awards and Read More

Blog Adult Hip Dysplasia

“When No One Can Help…”

By Kylee, Indiana, USA My name is Kylee Roberts. I’m a 23-year-old that lives in a small town east of Indianapolis. At 17 years, I was diagnosed with Hip Dysplasia. This story came as a huge surprise to my family, because all of my doctors said I was walking bow-legged, “for attention”.  So, when the Read More

Cheryl adult hip dysplasia

“…I Don’t Let It Stop Me”

By Cheryl from Twickenham, UK Hi guys, my name is Cheryl and I am 46 years old. I was born with congenital dislocation of the hips and a club foot. I had many operations, traction and plaster cast when I was younger. I always remember my Grandad making me a large skateboard to help me Read More

Jamie diary adult hip dysplasia

“Come on Mom..!”

By Jamie from Belleville, Michigan, USA I was diagnosed at 39 with congenital bi-lateral hip dysplasia.  It has probably been there since birth and I have labral tears in my left hip. I have done PT, injections, had massages and been to a chiropractor. Nothing seems to help. Now the waiting game until a replacement. “Come on Read More

andy murray us open adult hip dysplasia

Emotional Andy Murray withdraws from US Open

An emotional Andy Murray tells a news conference that he is pulling out of the US Open two days before the start of the tournament in New York after failing to recover from a “hip injury” and being “…too sore”. Read more…   http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/41063132

Adult Living with Hip Dysplasia Mel

“There Will Be Good Days and Bad Days…”

By Melissa from Wiltshire, UK My name is Mel and I have hip dysplasia. I’ve had a Right PAO (Periacetabular Osteotomy) and I’m currently awaiting my Left PAO later this year.  Upon seeing the blog section on here I thought I’d share a part of my recovery that I’m really proud of.  This picture is Read More

Hip Dysplasia - Living with Hip Dysplasia - Back on stage and in heels

“Invest In Yourself – Back On Stage And In My Heels”

By Ami, from the UK, living in Spain. I wrote a diary throughout my 2 PAO surgeries for Hip Dysplasia. I had never written before but it gave me a lot of peace to be able to get it all out on paper and it helped me to process the process, so to speak. Some Read More