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The storyline of my hip injury, from February 2016-til-now

Aug 03, 2017 11:23 PM

February 2016
At age 14 almost 15 I tore my labrum in my right hip.

We just thought it was bruising.

April 2016
I'm 15
June 2016
Found out I was really injured and it wasn't just a bruise. First time I had gone into the doctor for my hip. And I got an MRI.
August 2016
After waiting six weeks, to let it "heal it self" I got an injection in the outside of my leg. Scheduled surgery.
October 2016
After waiting another six weeks to see if the injection helped. Decide we should wait for surgery and we rescheduled it for November.
November 2016 2weeks before surgery
We cancel surgery.
We go and see another doctor for a second opinion on my hip.
We go back to the first guy and do nothing. We hoped that PT could help.
February 2017
We go to the first guy and he is saying he doesn't think it will work, that we shouldn't do surgery, this was his last day at that practice.
Later in February
We go back to him two weeks later and he comes in and says to me, are you ready? It will be six month recovery. Etc... Oh and it still might not work.
So we scheduled surgery for two weeks after my birthday.
April 2017
Birthday, lost my best friend cause she was being a jerk at my birthday party and didn't even acknowledge it.
Two weeks later
My surgery. He came in to pre-op saying it stillifht not work. Comes out after as a completely different doctor. He then knew I really did need it.

PT for 3 months after being on crutches for six weeks. But I was doing amazing.

July/August 2017
I swam for the first time in a year. Then I dislocated my hip. It popped out the front and that is very unusual, normally it pops out the side. I am now on crutches and in a hip brace for six weeks.

After that I'm probably going to start PT again.
I will wait another six weeks til imaging and then they will find out what I tore and if I retire anything they had already fixed. And if I need another surgery.
So, that's the story of my injury so far.

Aug 03, 2017 11:56 PM

I'm sorry you have been through that! You have had a rough couple of years, I will be thinking of you and I hope everything goes well💕

Aug 04, 2017 6:36 AM

Wooow. I really really hope you can get your hip fixed for good. You've been through a lot. I'm so sorry !

Aug 04, 2017 6:50 AM

Wow you've been through so much. I hope you continue to heal and it is fixed for good.

Aug 04, 2017 10:24 AM

Thank you. I hope that my hip heals soon. Its been so hard.

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