Posts Tagged ‘Hip Impingement’

Robert - Hip Impingement

“I am happy to be back in the game.”

I had total hip replacement on 12/4/12. All went well and I was back to work pain free in 2 weeks. I am a home improvement contractor and climbing ladders and measuring roofs are what I do every day. I was back up on the house measuring roofs in 6 weeks.

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Davon - Hip Dysplasia

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

My story is a bit different than most regular surgical stories out there, but one thing is for certain: I made the best decision of my life by going to HSS. The moment my family and I walked in there we knew that the doctors and nurses were going to do everything possible to help change my life.

I was born with a condition called Hip Dysplasia, and anteversion as well as patella dislocation and a few other long medical terms that most won’t understand so to shorten it up, my left leg was causing me extreme pain in both the hip and knee area due to the fact that my hip bone was incorrectly rotated causing my entire bone structure to twist inward leading to muscle tears, bone deterioration and patella dislocations as well as other painful issues.

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