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 dysplasia

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

adult hip dysplasia - Jo

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

Melissa Adult Hip Dysplasia

“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

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

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

Rachelle Hip Dysplasia 26.7.16

“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