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

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“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

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Week 7 – Left Hip Replacement

Hippie’s Day Out I’ve been spoiled with a trip out this week… grocery shopping. It sounds like I’m joking, but I’m really not! With Himself working away, we had to ‘set me up’ with all the easy-to-make food we could get our hands on. It mostly consists of cooking vats of food and storing them Read More

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Week 4 – Left Hip Replacement

You’ll Never Walk Alone… Unless You Really Want To… I’ve felt ‘normality’ has been within my grasp this week. Making a meal, hot drinks… and taking my dog for a walk BY MYSELF! Taking Pooch out for a walk is ‘our’ thing… our time, which I was really starting to miss. If you have pets, Read More

Coffee Morning Hip Dysplasia 9.6.18

Day 30

Today is the day of nothing. Just pain. After not getting to sleep until 4am, I woke at 12:30…  and could not get comfortable. I can’t seem to tell the difference between cramp, my ‘old’ pre-hip replacement pain… and new surgical pain. Maybe it is actually all 3?! We went for a walk today.  It’s Read More