Hip Disorders Program Patient Stories

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Morgan’s Story: Bilateral Hip Surgery

girl wearing hat in park

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.

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Zachary’s Story

Orthopedic Surgery Patient Zachary

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.