Hip Surgery for Douglas

  •  October 25, 2022
  • By: Christine Kerr
Hip Surgery for Douglas Douglas is a 10-year-old boy from Nicaragua who has been diagnosed with Perthes disease. A rare childhood condition that affects the hip, Perthes disease requires diligent medical care to ensure that Douglas can have restored use of his leg and improved quality of life. Due to the advanced stages of this disease, Douglas uses a wheelchair, which impacts his life in significant ways. With your gift, you will help Douglas receive hip surgery as well as the pre- and post-surgery care he needs to thrive for the rest of his life.