i was born with chd (congenital hip dispaysia), but no one realised i had it untill i was 18 monthes old. due to this i have had to have several operations over my life to sort out the problem ( some braces , femoral osteotomy , pelvic osteotomy , some leg shortening operation on my knee cuz of 1 leg longer than other from hip surgery)
i still keep getting pain in my legs and hips especially after exerscise e.g p.e and sometimes at night i get a cramp sort of feelin where i have pain run from my hip down to my knee and then back up to my hip again. this sometimes wakes me up in the middle of the night or just as i go to bed. the pain is aggernising and i never know what to do. :( does anyone know if this is just cramp or related to my hip problem???
my consaltant has mentioned a operation where he cuts my hip in 3 places then takes it out and rotates it so my hip is more secure(think its called a tripple palvic osteotomy). i would happly have this operation and it does not worry me at all but each time he mentions is he says he in not sure if he wants to do it yet , as i am only 14 and stil in school :( and he dosent want it getting in the way of my gcses. :S
i dont think my mum is keen on me having the operation because she thinks the pain that i am having will just be replaced by the after surgery pain but i know that this is a different pain to the one before sergery and i prefer it cuz i think its better to have pain but be more stable in the joint than to have the pain and always be anxouse of if everything is allright , has anyone ever felt the same?????
Also i have very flat feet cuz of my hip problem wich puts allot of pressure on my knees and ankles so have supports for my feet but i was wandering if anyone has any segestions that would help e.g exersises or sertain sports???
Any segestions to the questions or comments would be great
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