By Morgan Hamilton
My mother just had hip replacement surgery performed and it was not an easy procedure for her to handle. It wasn’t just the cost that was difficult but the slow and painful recovery that followed. She was also laid out for a long time as you can imagine someone who just had hip replacement would be.
My mom had her hip replaced because of a rare condition from which she was suffering. She was experiencing quite a bit of pain for months prior to receiving the news that she would need a hip replacement – weeks before she ever even had it checked out actually. She came down with avascular necrosis, but she didn’t show any of the signs of having the disease which is why I took so long to realize what her problem was.
Avascular necrosis is usually a condition which either scuba divers, alcoholics, the extremely old, or some types of athletes get, and believe me, she didn’t fit in to any of those categories.…