This popular book is the only one in the world that discusses hip dysplasia for adult patients. Whether you were diagnosed as a child and have ongoing problems now, or have developed dysplasia as an... More > adult, this book covers every topic imaginable about this difficult condition.
Written in a friendly and easy to understand way, with a minimum of jargon, this book goes from hip anatomy and diagnosis through to living with disability, hip surgery, what to expect in hospital, and recovery at home. There is a chapter for carers, and one of DIY projects you may like to make.
The book contains a great deal of information on hip replacement, too, so if you're having a hip replacement for another reason, especially as a younger patient, this book will still help you.
Recommended by orthopaedic surgeons from around the world. Both authors have bilateral hip dysplasia, and have been through the surgeries discussed in the book.< Less
This book is the first of its kind : a comprehensive guide to hip dysplasia in adults. Whether diagnosed as a child, and having ongoing hip problems, or diagnosed as an adult, this book will help... More > you. Also recommended for those having total hip replacement for any reason. It covers everything there is to know about developmental dysplasia of the hip in adults. This guide covers everything from hip anatomy and surgery, to recovery and the psychological aspects of the condition.
The book includes 19 chapters, over 50 illustrations and x-rays, over 400 quotations from adult hip dysplasia patients, a glossary, cited references, and a comprehensive index.
Both authors have bilateral hip dysplasia.< Less