Retford: New hip has given Karen a new lease of life

Karen Willcock has been given a new lease of life after a hip operation

Karen Willcock has been given a new lease of life after a hip operation

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A woman has spoken of how having a hip operation has given her a new lease of life.

Karen Willcock, 57, from Retford, was in severe pain from arthritis in her hip but was nervous about the idea of hip replacement surgery, and instead took strong anti-inflammatory painkillers.

However, this left her with permanent kidney damage, and still suffering extreme pain.

 

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