“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

“Blurring In and Out of Darkness…”

by Amanda, Pennsylvania, USA My name is Amanda, I love writing and reading.  I hope to have a moment to shed some light on some of my personal thoughts of this disease I am plagued with, called Hip Dysplasia.   Last night was a blur, of in and out darkness and pain. I kept waking up Read More

Andy Murray Hip Update – Withdraws from Montreal Masters in Canada as he “..continues his recovery”

Andy Murray has withdrawn from this week’s Rogers Cup in Montreal as he continues his recovery from the hip issues he experienced during Wimbledon. Having watched, empathetically, how the pain he was suffering impacted his game, we’re glad to hear he’s taking the time to look after himself and his hips. Much love Andy, we all Read More

“Something’s Wrong? …It Must Be My Hips, It’s Always My Hips…!”

Post hip replacements, post ALL meds, what feels like and what I was hoping was a ‘cleaner’ way of living. A break for my body from all those horrible drugs.  Goodbye side-effects, farewell to blaming every pang of pain, every ache, every weird symptom on either my hips, or the drugs because of my hips. After years Read More

“My DDH Journey So Far…”

by Leona, North Wales, UK. Hello, My name is Leona I am 24. My journey with hip dysplasia began when I was around 15 years old and had a growth spurt.  My knee was the problem then, it would click, crunch and lock constantly and was SO ANNOYING!!! I saw my GP who referred me Read More

“Out of the Mouth of Babes”

by Rachelle, New Braunfels, Texas, USA.   I was diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia and a right labral tear this past July, after years of increasing right hip pain. I am currently managing the pain with steroid injections, with Total Hip Replacement looming in the near future. I love to hike with my 2 sons and we Read More

“It’s okay, I was in the T.A.”

As part of my post-hip-replacement rehabilitation, I have been building up my walking distance.  Which works perfectly in line with my plans to climb Mount Snowdon next year.  Coming from Wales and having never been up Snowdon (not even on it’ s mountain train!), has always been something of an embarrassment for me. However, years of dealing Read More

Andy Murray – Hip Dysplasia and treatment update

Andy Murray is getting some advice for the best way forward to treat his hip;”…made a visit to a clinic in Switzerland over the weekend for tests and expert opinion as he seeks to alleviate the discomfort caused by a long-standing hip problem…” To read more on this story, click on the link: http://www.heraldscotland.com/sport/15417154.Andy_Murray_set_for_summit_on_hip_problem_after_shuttling_off_to_see_Swiss_specialist/  

Andy Murray – out of Wimbledon because of Hip Dysplasia?

Yet to be confirmed, but does Andy Murray have Hip Dysplasia?Having crashed out of Wimbledon, he was clearly struggling with a hip problem that, according to Murray, is “…something he has been dealing with for many years”.Giles Stafford, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in sports related hip disorders, said “What he has said would suggest Read More

June – Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month

June is Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month. I wanted to share what it is like to live a life with Hip Dysplasia whilst helping to create a bit of awareness and insight also.A poem, expressing my life with Hip Dysplasia: A Life Without Hip Dysplasia Considering a life without hip dysplasia, a life that’s not mine.Uncomplicated. Unregimented. A life without Read More