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New Options Available to Treat Chronic Hip Pain

VoicesNews.com - Danbury, CT – An athlete all her life, 41-year-old Deirdre Murphy of Norwalk was devastated when doctors told her to give up all contact sports, gym exercise, and aerobics due to the chronic hip pain she developed in her 30s. On September 17, Ms. Murphy became one of the first females in the state to receive bilateral hip resurfacing. “Although this surgery is usually performed one hip at a time, Deirdre's young age and healthy active lifestyle made her the perfect candidate for resurfacing both hips at once,” said Dr Deveney. "The benefits are less downtime and regaining leg strength quicker. In fact, after a few weeks, Deirdre is already using crutches and weight bearing with expectations of a full recovery."

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