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Muscle atrophy from collapsed hip
Hi @mamie that is very interesting and must be frustrating.
I'd like to tag @lindyloo8 @katrine and @teemarie as they have similar experiences and may be able to offer you support.
@mamie, what are your thoughts about the option the lone doctor offered?
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Hi, @ethanmcconkey First, my subject line is wrong. It should be collapsed, not shattered, hip. My computer must have autocorrected the writing. Anyway, regarding my thoughts on the lone doctor's option: I am torn. I can get around now with one cane or two but am stressing the knee of the leg that is longer and causing arthritis in my back on the low side. I imagine that will only get worse. But I worry when I read here about all of the many things that can go wrong during these operations and after. If I don't do it, I might never know if I could have gotten "better." Is it best to just take a chance and deal with what comes when — or if — it comes?
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