Posted by lisa on August 08, 2017 in Events, General, Stories, Uncategorized tagged with

  Pedal Through Perthes (Perthes Association UK)   Raising funds and awareness for Perthes for PERTHES ASSOCIATION because Jack was diagnosed age 7 in Nov 2016. Event: Pedal Through Perthes, 11 Nov 2017 PERTHES ASSOCIATION We support families affected by Perthes to give them hope for the future Charity Registration No. 326161 Story Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. Jack, now 8, was diagnosed with Perthes Disease when he was 7 years old. Jack was very active, playing many sports, e

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Thank you!

Posted by lisa on March 03, 2013 in General, News, Stories tagged with

Perthes Association is a voluntary organisation dependant of the generosity of it’s members, friends and other supporters who work tirelessly to promote understanding of Perthes disease, and to assist families coping with the every day difficulties this diagnosis brings. We are grateful for the sponsorship of Airtech Air Conditioning and Climate Control, who have sponsored many events for the children and their families to enable them to meet other families and share their experiences.

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One of the World’s Toughest Mudders had Perthes as a child!

Posted by lisa on November 11, 2012 in Stories tagged with

Matthew Salerno writes : Just wanted to let you know that I had legg perthes as a child. I also had hip arthroscopy in May at John Hopkins to alleviate some discomfort it was giving me. Despite this, after rehabbing from my surgery I got myself back into top condition and was able to compete in several races these past few months. Among these races , one of these races was the World's Toughest Mudder.

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Ashley Carter’s Perthes Journey

Posted by lisa on September 09, 2012 in Stories tagged with

My son Ashley recently celebrated becoming a teenager. It is now more than five years since he was diagnosed with Perthes disease.

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Henry Niese

Posted by lisa on November 11, 2007 in Stories tagged with

My English grandma, who Beano and I called Bambi - and this was years before that cute little fawn story came out - noticed I was limping. It was around 1928, when I was 3 ...

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