A hip journey in photographs.
|Here I am with my brothers Christian and Andrew. This is a good shot of my body cast. It went from my toes to my chest.|
|Here's me and my brother Jody. I'm young here, as you can tell. Another picture of my body cast. It went from my toes to my chest.|
|My daddy and I. You can see my body cast in this picture. It went from my toes up to my chest.|
|X-Ray 12-30-10. Extreme lack of coverage on right side. Center Edge angle is -11.|
|X-Ray 12-30-10. On X-ray Table, lateral shot.|
Findings: Severe right hip dysplasia with uncovering anteriorly and laterally. Loss of joint space superiorly with lateral subluxation of the femoral head.
|X-Ray 12-30-10. Standing X-Ray weight bearing.|
|3D CT 1-14-12. Top of joint looking down into it.|
|3D CT 1-14-12. Front of joint looking in.|
Overall findings of study: Congenital severe hip dysplasia. Subchondral sclerosis and cyst formation along superior acetabulum. Mild flattening and irregularity of the right femoral head.
|Steriod Injection with contrast for imaging 1-23-12. Notice the needle coming in on the left-hand side. Yikes!|
|Arthrographic photo (I think?) directly before surgery 10-26-12. 8:30 AM, right before starting!|
|X-Ray 10-26-12. 2:50 PM Directly after surgery in the recovery room.|
|10-30-12. Enjoying Dunkin' post-RPAO on hospital discharge day.|
|10-30-12. Up and ready to go on discharge day!|
|LOOT of prescriptions when I first came home.|
|Pillow fort we made so I could try and sleep at night.|
|X-Ray 11-8-12. Post-op appointment X-Ray.|
Findings: 4 screws securing bony fragments. Two screws extend from acetabular roof towards sacroiliac joint and the third long screw appears to extend from anterior iliac crest towards the ischial spine.
|X-Ray 11-8-12. Post-op appointment.|
|11-20-13. My first real outing, taking my new wheels for a spin!|
|Thanksgiving 2012, recovering with a glass of wine.|
|PAO hospital bill|
|X-Ray 12-6-12 - RPAO-ed hip.|
Findings: No hardware failure. Osteotomy defects are healing.
|12-9-12. Oh, the blasted scooter. And yes, we LOVE Target.|
|12-12-12. Walking for the first time post-RPAO!|
Findings: Stable fixation screws with no complication. No definite osseous bridging of the right superior pubic rami defect.
Findings: Increased bone callus formation to suggest further healing.
|3-2013. Incisions from Arthroscope.|
|Hospital bill from Arthroscopic procedure.|
|Scars from both procedures.|
|My personal parking spot for recovery. Gotta love the handicap plate.|
|Relay for Life of Cumberland. Organized this event and had to spend nearly the whole 2 days on my feet coordinating with people and vendors. 5-31-2013|
|Walking down the aisle as a bridesmaid at my brother's wedding. 6-15-2013|
|A ~20,000 step day in San Francisco. 8-20-2013|
|X-Ray 10-31-13. Front of hips.|
|X-Ray 10-31-13. False profile.|
|10-31-13. Dr. Schiller and I at my 1 year appointment! What a difference a year makes!|
It's amazing to see the time lapse, for me. I can relive each of these moments as they happened and remember where I was in my journey.
Hope you enjoyed. I'll post later on my 1-Year appointment with Dr. S today.