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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning Recovery question after DHS surgery

    Can I ask why you had a DHS rather than three cannulated screws if you had a non displaced neck of femur fracture?I’m not questioning the chosen solution, just interested as to why the choice if they explained it to you, as you are so young. There does seem quite a lot of different approaches...
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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning Brucelily in recovery

    Hi Brucelily, thanks for your detailed reply, I very much appreciate you taking the time to give your experience. It’s very helpful to have someone with the same injury & op but further down the road. It’s very easy to get despondent, but I am now prepared for a bit of a long haul, even if it...
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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning Brucelily in recovery

    Hi Brucelily, It’s tough isn’t it? I am in similar position to you but only at 3 and a half weeks post surgery. I shall watch your progress with interest. I am in more discomfort now than I was a week ago and I think I was doing too much, so I am going to rest more - hanging around doing...
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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning Triathlete with Broken Hip Needs Advice!

    Hi Reno Cyclist, I could have written your post, with the exception that I am 62 and wasn’t cycling at the time of my accident. Whilst waiting on the ward for my surgery on 14/5/2023, I trawled the internet and frightened myself to death with the statistics. However, I looked at all the over 80...

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