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sufe at 12 years of age

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 6, 2011
  • 09:30 PM

Hi my daughter as just suffered a sufe of the right hip,she is 12 years,we are so upset about it all.she was in no pain at all but developed a nasty limp and her right leg turning out,made a vist to the gp and she was admitted straight away she had the leg corrected ie straightened and the hip pinned and they said the use of wires,her legs were then cast in broomstick plastered which were on for a week so that ther was no movement of the legs to assist healing.she is now home and on strick instructions not to weight bare on the leg at all for 6 weeks.she the has 2 go back in then to have the left hip pinned just in case of that slipping.i am so worried what the future holds for my lovely bright daughter,can anyone give me any positive feeback.

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