Share a Story - Hayley Gipps

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Hayley's story - Perthes' disease

I have suffered from Perthes’ disease since I was three years old, I've had lots of operations but finally got my hip replacement in July 2021.

Recovery hasn't been great as two weeks after my operation my hip dislocated, and I was bed ridden for another five months. I have just started to get walking again and have joined the leisure centre for swimming which is really helping me along with physiotherapy.