Coming soon! New book for Hippies… “Sex …with these hips?!” by Xandra Lee

The book many of us wished we’d had at one time or another, is being published on Friday 1st March 2019. After 3 years, with contributions from over 100 ‘Hippies’ and endorsements from a registered physiotherapist, an orthopaedic surgeon and an international sex and relationships expert, Xandra Lee brings you the first publication of it’s Read More

Hippies Up Snowdon – Our Awareness and Fundraising Campaign

Sponsored by Slumbersac Meet all our courageous Hippies fighting to raise awareness for Hip Dysplasia. Click on the link to find out more about each climber, our fundraiser and how you can support us and get involved.   Hippies Up Snowdon 2018 – our Hip Dysplasia awareness campaign

Announcing Our Sponsor…

On June 16th 2018, LWHD is hosting a campaign and fundraiser for Hip Dysplasia.  ‘Hippies Up Snowdon’ will see a group of our Hippies get up (and down!) the 1085 metre high mountain , to help raise as much awareness as possible, for ‘Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month’ in June. We are extremely pleased to announce that Slumbersac will Read More

Breaking News – Continued hip issues as Andy Murray pulls out of Brisbane Tournament

Andy Murray has pulled out of the Brisbane Internationals with continued hip issues.  Announcing in an emotional Facebook post, Andy explains that he will be staying in Australia for a few days while he decides whether to stay out there or “fly home to assess what I do next”. This is the second tournament in recent Read More

A Hippy 2018 – Our New Year REVOLUTION

So here it comes. 2018. A new year. Bringing with it hope and anticipation of the possibilities before you. This is actually the first new year in a long time that I am not either recovering from, or awaiting, yet another surgery.  A position I never thought I’d ever find myself in and now that I Read More

‘Spica Warrior’ by Karen Kerr, for our ‘Little Hippies’…

HIP NEWS – A BOOK FOR OUR ‘LITTLE HIPPIES’ Hey folks, I just thought I’d tell you I’ve written a book to help kids with hip dysplasia facing surgery to help them through the journey to make it less scary and daunting. I wrote it due to my daughter going through 18 months in a Read More

Now Available on LWHD – PDF Resources To Download

I can’t believe it’s approaching the one-year anniversary of my second ceramic hip! In the early morning of the 9th January 2017, just as I was about to take the long car journey to hospital for my surgery, I took a photo of my luggage and posted it for you guys, mainly as a “I’m Read More

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

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

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