“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

Andy Murray – out of Wimbledon because of Hip Dysplasia?

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 would suggest Read More

June – Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month

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. Unregimented. A life without Read More