“…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

“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

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

“There Will Be Good Days and Bad Days…”

By Melissa from Wiltshire, UK My name is Mel and I have hip dysplasia. I’ve had a Right PAO (Periacetabular Osteotomy) and I’m currently awaiting my Left PAO later this year.  Upon seeing the blog section on here I thought I’d share a part of my recovery that I’m really proud of.  This picture is Read More

“Invest In Yourself – Back On Stage And In My Heels”

By Ami, from the UK, living in Spain. I wrote a diary throughout my 2 PAO surgeries for Hip Dysplasia. I had never written before but it gave me a lot of peace to be able to get it all out on paper and it helped me to process the process, so to speak. Some Read More

“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

“My DDH Journey So Far…”

by Leona, North Wales, UK. Hello, My name is Leona I am 24. My journey with hip dysplasia began when I was around 15 years old and had a growth spurt.  My knee was the problem then, it would click, crunch and lock constantly and was SO ANNOYING!!! I saw my GP who referred me Read More

“Out of the Mouth of Babes”

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 Read More

“It’s okay, I was in the T.A.”

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 Read More

Andy Murray – Hip Dysplasia and treatment update

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/