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hi my son is 13 years old..he had perthes diagnosed when he was 3 hospital just kept eye on him 2 years ago he was in pain but the limp had gone just gave crutches and rest..been no probs since hes been playing rugby for 4 years ..2 week ago he was in a game and suddendly fell was in lots of pain got him to his feet but hes in pain limping struggling with stairs etc...same signs as the perthes..anyhow doc sent him for xray doc has said no sighn of perthes in right hip (the one now causing pain) but still present in left??? got a letter today saying it could be SUFE but the xray not a good view so he needs go docs get an urgert referral...but our hospital has no Peadratician ortho clinics till end on April ??? im concerned he may be doing more damage limping about etc..hes been on ibuprofen and paracetamol for 2 weeks..still in lot of pain?????
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