If you’re a long time follower you know that my oldest daughter, Celine, has a condition called Legg Calve Perthes Disease and that she was cleared to resume normal activities with her last x-ray this past January. I thought you might like an update on what’s happening with her now.
If you follow our weekly vlog YouTube Channel then you might remember that about a month ago I posted a weekly vlog showing Celine having a check up at the GP for her hip. She had been having issues with walking a little. She would be walking normally and all of a sudden drop. Her leg would give out and she’d fall down. So we took her to the doctor for an assessment. Everything seemed to be normal and we put it down to maybe over doing it. But our GP said he’d send a notice to our Orthopedic Specialist to see if he wanted to see Celine sooner than the next appointment which wouldn’t be for a year.
More recently, and you’ll see this in the next weekly vlog I upload (whenever that will be since my phone battery isn’t charging and I’m waiting for a new one to arrive), Celine has been having pain in her NON-Perthes hip. Last Thursday afternoon and Friday it was so bad that Celine resorted to the crutch and sling system for that hip along with arnica cream, deep heat, pain medication and heat packs. She was happy enough but still feeling pain.
I made the decision that if Celine still needed the pain meds and crutches this week that we’d go back to the GP and arrange for an X-Ray but the pain had eased off by the Friday night. Still, I plan to keep an eye on it. Getting the pain in the non-Perthes hip raises a red flag to me.
Hopefully, I’m just worrying over nothing.