Hippies up Snowdon Adult hip dysplasia

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

Adult Hip dyplasia

“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

Spica Warrior hip dysplasia

‘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

Adult Hip Dysplasia Resources

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

Adult hip dysplasia

“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

Adult hip dysplasia

“Smile and Be Kind”

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 Read More

Charlotte Adult Hip Dysplasia

“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 Read More

Cheryl adult hip dysplasia

“…I Don’t Let It Stop Me”

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 Read More

Jamie diary adult hip dysplasia

“Come on Mom..!”

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 Read More

Amanda Hip Dysplasia

“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