Archive of Mark's London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Mark’s London to Brighton Cycle Ride

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

Mark's Justgiving Page Mark's page I am cycling from London to Brighton for PERTHES ASSOCIATION because Life is too short not to push ourselves!! Event: DIFC London to Brighton Cycle 2017, 17 Sep 2017 Start fundraising for this event Mark's Story Anyone that knows me or my medical history knows that since the age of 8 life has not been plain sailing due to the development of Perthes disease in my right hip. In short - I have decided to push myself harder than I ever have done before in my life and pedal my fat arse from London to Bri

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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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Posted by lisa on April 04, 2017 in Uncategorized tagged with

Posted by lisa on September 09, 2016 in Uncategorized tagged with

Morven and Vhairi Davies are taking part in the loch ness marathon for PERTHES ASSOCIATION As many of you know Erraid Davies who suffered from Perthes disease w on a Bronze Medal in the 2012 Paralympics in London. Her sisters are very proud of all she has achieved, and wanted to do something special to show her how proud they are of her and to  raise money for the Perthes Association. If you would like to support this event you can donate via Justgiving  

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Wonderful News on The Research Front!

Posted by lisa on August 08, 2016 in Uncategorized tagged with

UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL NEWS RELEASE Researchers to develop software to improve treatment of child hip diseases Researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester have been awarded £278k to help investigate the best surgical treatments for hip diseases in childhood. Arthritis Research UK (ARUK) have awarded £278K to three researchers, Daniel Perry from the University of Liverpool and Professor Tim Cootes and Dr Claudia Lindner from the University of Manchester, for a study called the Outcome Research in Children’s Hip Disease (ORCHiD) study. Significant hip deformit

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Posted by lisa on May 05, 2016 in Uncategorized tagged with

Dear Members and friends, Firstly, I would like to say a big thank you all for your continued support – without you there would be no Perthes Association and no support network, for the many families whose lives are affected by Perthes disease. It has been a tough year financially, with the number of new cases referred to us still growing and the number of new charities springing up, making the competition for funding even harder for a charity like ours.

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