Teenage and Young adult Hip Dysplasia and Impingement.



  1. Terms/ Abreviations

    L= Left

    R= Right

    PT= Physical Therapist

    THR= Total Hip Replacement

    ROM= Range of Motion

    OS= Othopeadic Surgeon

    PAO= Periacetabular Osteotomy

    SDD= Surgical Dislocation and Debridement

    BHR= Birmigham Hip Resurfacing

    FAI= Femoral Acetabular Impingement

    PWB= Partial Weight Bearing

    FWB= Full Weight Bearing

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  1. How can i contact Happy Hips?

    You are more than welcome to email us on [email protected] and we promise that we will reply to your email within a week of receiving your email, unless our out of office is on which will inform you of the earliest date in which we will be able to respond to your email.


  2. How can i contact Happyhips' founder Hannah?

    You can contact her by addressing an email to her to [email protected] All emails are forwarded straight to her, if they are addressed to her and she will also respond within a week.

  3. I have an idea, How do i share it?

    Great news, you can email it over to us on [email protected] and we will discuss it as a team and the relevant team member will respond within a week with our views.

  4. How do i upload pictures to HappyHips?

    There is only one way to do this. You must email [email protected] with the pictures and you will be sent a photo conset form which must be filled in and approved by the team. After this has happened, a membe rof the team will upload the pictures to the website and will email you once this has been completed.

  5. How do i become a member?

    To become a member, please click on sign up/ register on the members section of the right hand panel on any page of the site. This will then guide you through the stages of how to become a member.

  6. How do i upload a video to HappyHips?

    Sadly, members are not able to upload videos as it is necessary for all videos to be approved by a senior member of the HappyHips Team. Therefore please email us your video to [email protected] and we will watch the video and send you a video permission form. After your video has been approved a senior membe rof staff will upload it to the site.

  7. Do i have to pay to be a member?

    No! HappyHips is absolutely FREE. The main reason for this is that it is aimed at teenagers and it would not be fair to ask them to use their allowances to pay for a mebership and we wish to support you and think that can not be bought.

  8. How can i contact another HappyHips Member?

    Simply go to the mebers page and click on their name and this will lead you to their page. Once on their profile page click on send a message.

  9. How can i check my HappyHips inbox?

    Every member has their own private inbox on HappyHips. This can be accessed by signing in using the members section on the right hand panel and clicking on inbox. Everytime somebody sends you a message on HappyHips you should receive an email which prompts you to log back in.

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