Hip Disorders Program Patient Stories
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Acetabular Retroversion: Hannah’s Story
After receiving care at CHOP for acetabular retroversion, a painful hip condition, 15-year-old Hannah is thriving.
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease: Max’s Story
After treatment for Legg-Calve-Perthes disease at CHOP, 7-year-old Max aims to help others with the condition.
Creating Access to World-Class Orthopaedic Specialists for Kids Like Jackie
At 18 months old, Jackie needed hip surgery. CHOP’s new hospital will give families like hers easier access to CHOP’s world-class orthopaedic experts.
Morgan’s Story: Bilateral Hip Surgery
When Morgan was 11, longstanding hip issues began to severely limit her mobility and ability to play her favorite sport, soccer. Here, she describes the experience in her own words.
Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease: Daniel’s Story
Once in so much pain he couldn’t walk, Daniel is back on the field competing in tournament baseball, sometimes two or three games in a single day.
Closed Reduction Procedure for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Elise’s Story
After two different braces failed to correct Elise's hip dysplasia, she underwent hip surgery at CHOP and spent 12 weeks in a spica cast.
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease: Andrew’s Story
Severe hip pain from a rare condition sidelined Andrew Luke from the sports he loved but specialized surgery by CHOP and Penn orthopaedic surgeons put him back in the game.
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Lisa’s Story
After surgery to align a displaced section of the top of her femur, Lisa is back to the thing she loves most, dancing.
A Second Opinion for Bilateral Hip Dysplasia Surgery: Kendall’s Story
Kendall Gulli was diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia (or developmental dysplasia of the hip) when she was 2 years old. Surgery at CHOP corrected her condition.
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Zachary’s Story
Diagnosed with slipped capital femoral epiphysis of the hip, 12-year-old Zachary faced life-long disability. Thanks to a specialized surgery available at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, surgeons were able to restore Zachary’s normal hip anatomy, allowing him to regain his active lifestyle.