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@sportsgirl2330

Hello,
I had a PAO with a femoral derotation on both legs. I have 18 screws and a plate all together. After I finished with my rehab i still had some pain. I decided to remove the screws in my pelvis and the pain went away. I left the screws and plate in my femur because i dont want them to go through all those muscles. If it is giving you a lot of pain it might be worth it but it is a tough call. It did work for me though.

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Replies to "Hello, I had a PAO with a femoral derotation on both legs. I have 18 screws..."

Hello, Thanks for your response. I did have the hardware/screws removed. The pain I had is gone but now just have to deal with the after surgery conditions. I'm glad your surgery went well.

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