• Alexa’s Story

    Alexa’s Story

    Growing up, I was always an active kid, most of my childhood was spent as a competitive gymnast up until the age of 13. At the end of my eighth grade year, I decided to quit after being injured too many times. Soon after this I got introduced to high school dance, almost instantly I…

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  • Erin’s Story

    Erin’s Story

    Hey everyone!! My name is Erin, I am 15 years old. I have had a right periacetabular osteotomy (PAO), Right Labrum Repair/femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) Repair, and a screw removal (4 screws) My story goes all the way back to the end of 6th grade. I was a dancer and in the typical jazz class. When doing…

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  • Beth’s Vlog

    Beth’s Vlog

    This is a documentary vlog* about life with hip dysplasia, where your host** (Beth) talks about everything from her diagnosis, living with a cane named Charlie, preparing for total hip replacement surgery, and recovery during post-op.*NOT medical advice**not a medical expert or professional, but she might interview a few of those Vlog Episodes

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  • Claire’s Story

    Claire’s Story

    I started having left hip pain in 2016, but, like most people, ignored it and lived with it. The pain started to get worse in 2017 when I was training for a half marathon running event and had recently completed a 100 mile cycle ride. But, again, I managed it enough it live with it.…

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  • Emily’s Story

    Emily’s Story

    Hip dysplasia has been a part of my life since birth. At birth, in the late 80s, I was diagnosed with “clicky hips.” But due to other health issues, they were not the main priority at the time.  I grew up in a very small town in southern Michigan, and access to specialists required at…

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