Courageous Hip Patients



Meet Abby After being diagnosed with hip dysplasia at age 6, Abby Ewing came to Children's for an operation on both hips.

Meet Brittany When severe hip pain threatened to sideline 15-year-old Brittany Watson’s fastpitch softball career, our pediatric hip specialists helped get her back in the game.

Meet Eli

When a limp and hip pain slowed him down in the summer of 2011, Eli’s parents thought it was probably a minor injury from being an active kid. But an X-ray revealed that he had Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, a condition that affects the top of the thigh bone. 

Meet Grace T. During what was supposed to be a much-needed break, Grace Taylor suffered an injury that made a hard time even harder.

Meet the Murphy Sisters

Annaliese and Isla Murphy both showed early signs of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). 

Meet Ryan Terrible pain, a loss of flexibility and a grinding feeling in the hips kept Ryan Stuart from playing to his potential. The Children's Hip Program helped get Ryan back on the field.