Living with Chronic Pains
The hip pain started when I was at a young and healthy age. It started as a mild ache and progressed to the point of constant debilitating pain. I tried over the counter and prescribed medications, chiropractic and massage therapy, physical therapy, joint injections, and even surgeries…but the pain still remains. I finally realized that there is no cure for my chronic pain and that this will be a life long journey for me. So, I am now pursuing what I should have been doing from the beginning…PRAYER and JOURNALING.
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Check out below images of my hip! Can you see the rod and screws? Can you see where the intentional osteotomy (fracture) occurred? Can you see the bone fragments that “spewed” out the top of my femur? Crazy to think this is my leg now! I feel amazing. I am constantly smiling and my kidsContinue reading “3rd hip surgery- 8 weeks of recovery”
The surgeon is happy with my progress. I am getting strong and may be down to using only one crutch soon! My pain continues to lessen and I pray to God, my Lord and Savior, that I continue to have significant relief. The true test will be when I am full weight bearing without crutches.Continue reading “3rd Hip Surgery- 4 weeks after surgery”
I am now 2 weeks post op a proximal femoral rotational osteotomy and intramedullary fixation for a left femoral torsion. I had delayed this surgery for over a year due to fear of the immediate post op pain that I would face…and let me tell you, it was the absolute worst pain of my life!Continue reading “3rd Hip Surgery -First 2 Weeks of Recovery”
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