“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

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

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

“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

“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