A few days ago I met with yet another orthopedist in the hopes of resolving my hip issue once and for all. At this point, I’m tired of talking about it, tired of thinking about it and tired of hurting over it. I just want it resolved. The time has come to cut it out, scrape it clean, staple it down and sew it up. I just want to get back to my life as I know it.
The first thing Dr. New Orthopedist wanted to do was take his own x-rays. My previous x-rays were taken three months ago and were therefore deemed “too old.” I needed “more current” images. I think this is code for “I don’t trust your previous doctor,” but whatever. I want him to be comfortable treating me and if [continue reading...]