Tag Archives: Orthotic

Two Feet on the Ground

All the Glory to God in the Highest Christopher’s total hip surgery was uneventful and Dr. Harrington was able to give him back all the limb length difference. We were told it would be close but it turned out better … Continue reading

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A Hip and a Prayer

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain. – Author Unknown To Walk or Not walk- that is the question I realized a long time ago that Christopher would not be … Continue reading

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Reflections

Looking Back – We have come full circle It’s hard to believe it’s been more than a year since the new journey began.  Sometimes this year went very slowly but for the most part it flew by. A lot can … Continue reading

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I’m Walking On Sunshine

A Higher Power We were told back in February that Christopher’s only choice was a hip fusion or total hip replacement and I wouldn’t accept his fate so I went on a quest to find a new way.  Thanks to … Continue reading

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Another Chapter

School Days It’s that time again – the dog days of summer are over. I would love to say Christopher is completely healed and can walk on his own two feet but I cannot do so.  We have been going … Continue reading

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Fight, Fight, Fight

Sometimes no matter how hard you fight, you can still lose the battle but we refuse to lose the Perthes war.  We were starting to feel we had won but Perthes has reared it’s ugly head again. It’s relentless on … Continue reading

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