Patient Stories

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These are stories told by patients and parents themselves. The purpose of these stories is to lend your experiences to help others in similar circumstances and to provide education for others. We’ve organized the stories by age group, but some stories can appear in multiple places (mainly due to treatment length occasionally spanning multiple age groups).

We highly encourage including  pictures or video you may feel comfortable sharing! Patient stories need to be at least 4 paragraphs long.

Thank you to all of those who have shared their experiences and helped others through their experience with Hip Dysplasia!

*Please note: we reserve the right and responsibility to edit any deleterious or derogatory comments so that these stories can be enlightening and informative in an appropriate manner.

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    Missy Smiley

    May 12

    So my story really started as a child. My hip would pop out of place a...

    Missy

    May 09

    Hello all. Growing up I had no idea that there were others like me. Ex...

    Cara

    Mar 28

    I first began experiencing hip pain when I was 17 years old and a ...