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Under the knife!... Again!
November 29, 2014
So… I’ve been a bit missing-in-action on social media for these past few weeks, but for good reason. I went under the knife!... Again!
Remember two years ago?! Well, on November 21st, 2012, I had hip surgery to repair a torn labrum, shave off a couple of bone spurs on the head of my femur, and shave off the front part of my hip socket. That started me off on the biggest challenge I’ve ever faced: to recover from hip surgery in time to represent my country internationally in two sports – rugby and bobsledding – within the year following my surgery, with the ultimate goals to represent Canada at the Rugby Sevens World Cup in Moscow in June 2013, and to compete at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February 2014.
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Moyse on the road to recovery
December 19, 2014
Two-time Olympian getting back on her feet after hip surgery DENVER, Colo. — Heather Moyse is finding it hard to stay off her feet.
Heather Moyse has gotten rid of her brace but she's still on crutches after her hip surgery.
The double Olympic gold-medallist is recuperating from hip surgery, relegated for the past six weeks to crutches, something she admittedly isn’t thrilled about.
“It’s been pretty tough hobbling around,” said Moyse in a telephone interview from Denver, Colo., where she is spending the holidays with her family.
On Nov. 5, the 36-year-old had her second hip surgery, a procedure done in Halifax by Summerside native Dr. Ivan Wong, who also did Moyse’s November 2012 surgery on her right hip. MORE....