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“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

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

Leona1 Hip Dysplasia

“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

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

wrekin 2 hip dysplasia

“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

Coffee Morning Hip Dysplasia 9.6.18

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. Read More