Blog & News

Welcome to the Blog and News page.  Here you will find news articles from the 'hip' world, a blog of diaries from surgeries and recoveries  and also a collection of light-hearted stories from a 'day in the life' of living with Hip Dysplasia . You can pick the category from the blog dropdown menu below.

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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

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20 September

“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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