Stories

  • Thank you! March 2, 2013 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 ...
  • One of the World’s Toughest Mudders had Perthes as a child! November 26, 2012 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 ...
  • Ashley Carter’s Perthes Journey September 23, 2012 My son Ashley recently celebrated becoming a teenager. It is now more than five years since he was diagnosed with Perthes disease.
  • Henry Niese November 1, 2007 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 …