Was standing on my good leg, operated leg was at about a 90 degree angle while I
put some cream on my knee. Probably bent forward and flexed my hip a bit, the
operated side knee rotated in and I started to fall. Tried to push with the
operated leg to right myself, NO STRENGTH. I collapsed and fell back, noticing a
strange friction in the hip joint after landing on my butt.
Called my surgeon’s office and they got me in right away. They took x-rays. Dr.
Rogerson said I apparently partially dislocated the hip and it re-located when I
fell. Said he had seen this once before. Another tall woman who can hyperextend
her elbows like me (flexible joints) dislocated while squatting. He … Read the rest