Post Op – Day 1

Yesterday’s surgery went well, my surgeon was very pleased with the outcome. After my pre op labs, I was pretty heavily medicated. The anesthesiologist and his team then inserted an epidural in my back. I was pretty nervous about it, but it has been amazing. I’m not in any pain at all. After the procedure,…… Continue reading Post Op – Day 1

The Night BeforeĀ 

Tomorrow morning I’ll be checking into Duke University Medical Center for Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) surgery. Since the hospital I’m having my operation at is over 3 hours from where I live in Virginia, I’m staying in North Carolina tonight. As I’m sitting here, in my hotel room, the nervousness is really starting to kick in!…… Continue reading The Night BeforeĀ 

T-Minus 7 Days

For those who didn’t already know, I will be having surgery on my right hip on January 4th, one week from today. The procedure is called a Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO).The doctors will cut my pelvic bone and reposition it using about 3 screws. This video explains everything pretty well. I’ve been experiencing hip pain since…… Continue reading T-Minus 7 Days