Yahoo Discussion groups
It has become quite common, especially nowadays with the faster Internet connections, to keep contact with other people having the same interests as we. Even for people with hip related problems there are specialized discussion groups. A selection of groups under the American Yahoo services follow below.
The participants are mainly patients and their loved ones, but occasionally even some orthopaedic surgeons participate in discussions.
For those under you that don’t manage English it will be harder to find a suitable group, one Swedish group follows below, but otherwise you can subscribe to any of the other groups named below.
It is easy to subscribe to any of the Yahoo groups, just follow one of the links supplied below and click on the blue button ”Join This Group!”
The ”Nordenshippies” group: (Swedish / English)
This is our very own Swedish discussion group for hip
Everything having to do with problems on: pains, therapy, medicines, protheses, information on surgeons and hospitals, operation methods, x-ray images, costs for surgery and hospitalization and more is discussed.
The ”Surfacehippy” group: (English)
This ”support group” is
for the patients that are on the eve of a hip operation or those that have
already had one. The common subject in this group is ”
The ”Indiaresurfacinghippies” group: (English)
This group is thought to give support to all persons
that consider a BHR operation in
The ”Femoralacetabular Impingement” group: (English)
This group concentrates on the people with a particular hip condition that is called ”FAI” or ”Femoralacetabular Impingement”. In a hip joint with FAI is the friction too high, whereby a particular form of bone to bone contact can occur between the acetabulum in the pelvis and the femoral head on the leg, with it’s own problems and pains. It is not uncommon that patients with FAI later become candidates for Hip Resurfacing.
The “Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis” group: (English)
The “Total_Joint_Replacement” group: (English)
The ”Hipscope Community” group: (English)
The ”Hiprus” group: (English)
This group was launched especially for the hip
patients in the
The ”Osteoporosis” group: (English)
With questions please do not hesitate to contact me.