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    10-24-2013, 10:10 PM
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Another surgery

It looks like I have to get hip surgery to fix a chondral tear. This is the same injury they have to do surgery on every year to fix I don't know how many surgery I have had now, and probably rather not think about it.



Luckily our 2 horses are foals, so taking time off from them is no problem. They can lounge around and continue to be babies. Very frustrating! And *trying to think happy thoughts*
     
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    10-24-2013, 10:26 PM
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Good Grief. It seems like every time you heal and move forward you have to step back! Well... at least you have the patience of a saint.
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    10-24-2013, 10:48 PM
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Originally Posted by farmpony84    
Good Grief. It seems like every time you heal and move forward you have to step back! Well... at least you have the patience of a saint.
I don't know if I would call that patience. Going to have time off to catch up on the forums that's for sure. Thank god for forums!
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    10-24-2013, 11:03 PM
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Ok. We'll call it... reserve....
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    10-24-2013, 11:24 PM
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Very best wishes for fast recovery and as painless as possible.
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    10-24-2013, 11:41 PM
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Holy crapola! How did that all start? (If you don't mind me asking)
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    10-24-2013, 11:56 PM
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I don't mind the questions at all I was born with hip dysplasia. Its something that is now routinely checked for at birth, but when I was born in 80's it wasn't, and it was missed. Because of it I had to have reconstruction to correct it in my early 20's(im now 28). Unfortunately the damage to the hips is quite severe and have required repetitive surgery at least once a year.
     
    10-25-2013, 12:24 AM
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Oh my goodness.

Off Topic: We are doing Mother/Baby in Nursing school, and we just watched a newborn assessment and they did a check for hip dysplasia on the newborns. We will be doing these checks when we go to clinic over the next few weeks.

How interesting...And painful for you.
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    10-25-2013, 12:41 AM
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Oh my! Heal fast and hope this is the last.
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    10-25-2013, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by CLaPorte432    
Oh my goodness.

Off Topic: We are doing Mother/Baby in Nursing school, and we just watched a newborn assessment and they did a check for hip dysplasia on the newborns. We will be doing these checks when we go to clinic over the next few weeks.

How interesting...And painful for you.
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Well now you can say you've seen what happens when a hip dysplasia baby is missed. I was missed and started dislocating and having pain symptoms when I turned 21. I was referred to a hip specialist who found my case to be so severe and unusual they made a news story about it, and turned my story into a case study. I am to this day the top patient in calgary most orthopods in Calgary want to study! The link below is actually me 7 years ago before I was married.


The surgery in the video, is the one I have to get again for the 8th time...
     



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