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Hamate Hook (Hamulus) Fractures

Fractures of the Hook of the Hamate (also called the “Hamulus”) occur mainly in people who play racket or batting sports, such as tennis, golf or baseball. 29 more words

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If Your Bone Isn't Healing, Then What?

There are many scenarios where you may need a bone stimulator. Some of these include:
• A non-healing broken bone, especially if you have one of the following conditions listed below, which will drastically increase the risk of a bone not healing. 480 more words

1 Year post-PAO

1 year ago at this hour I was in the PACU (Hospital for Special Surgery’s post-surgical ICU), newly broken hip held together with screws, drugged to the nines and unable to move my right foot (because, as we later learned, the epidural was in a bit too deep). 443 more words

Hip Dysplasia

Lurching Into Month 2

Today is my one-month anniversary of my left hip SDD surgery. Although I’ve been reluctant to give an update since not much has been going on, I thought that the anniversary warranted a new post. 544 more words

The Final Countdown

With approximately 36 hours until I have to be at Hospital for Special Surgery, I am truly in the final stretch leading up to my Open SDD surgery. 518 more words

Hip Dysplasia

Here we go again

Nuts. I’m anxious. I’m also 9 days away from surgery which makes sense that I would be anxious but last time, I was utterly zen. Totally calm. 337 more words

Hey May, whatduyasay?

I canNOT believe that it’s almost May! OK, it’s 9 days until May, but those 9 days plus the following 7 days and suddenly it’s May 8th and my next surgery! 363 more words

Hip Dysplasia