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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Andy Murray has withdrawn from this week’s Rogers Cup in Montreal as he continues his recovery from the hip issues he experienced during Wimbledon.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

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Categories : Hip News
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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

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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

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Categories : Hippie Life : light-hearted stories of a life with DDH - by Xandra Lee, Left Hip Replacement - The Trials, Right Hip Replacement Diary
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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/  

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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

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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.

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Categories : June - Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month
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Hippie’s Day Out I’ve been spoiled with a trip out this week… grocery shopping. It sounds like I’m joking, but I’m really not! With Himself working away, we had to ‘set me up’ with all the easy-to-make food we could get our hands on. It mostly consists of cooking vats of food and storing them

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Categories : Left Hip Replacement - The Trials
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