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Pavlik Harness Study

  Femoral Anteversion Angle Influence on Severe Grades of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip using the Pavlik Harness The following images are part of a study being conducted at the University...

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Summary of Activities of International Hip Dysplasia Institute

Hip dysplasia is the most common abnormality in newborn infants and the most common cause of hip arthritis in women under the age of 50. Since its inception eight years ago, the International Hip...

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New Avascular Necrosis Study

Risk Factors for AVN Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a worrisome complication from the treatment of hip dysplasia (learn more about AVN here). As the name suggests, this occurs when there is loss of...

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Ten-year-old Wyatt Whitney passes hip exam with flying colors!

Wyatt Whitney, son of Larry-the-Cable Guy and his wife Cara was born with a dislocated hip ten years ago. You can read how this led the Whitney’s to make a big difference in the lives of thousands...

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Hip preservation surgery vs. Total hip replacement

  Hip preservation surgery has been a remarkable advance for young adults with early stages of arthritis from hip dysplasia. The surgical techniques for periacetabular osteotomy (PAO)...

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New Guidelines for Evaluation and Referral of DDH

After 16 years the American Academy of Pediatrics has updated and revised the Guidelines for Evaluation and Referral of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH). This new report was published in...

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A recent study confirms, adults with hip dysplasia are significantly more likely to develop arthritis

An important research study reaffirming that hip dysplasia is a major risk factor for arthritis of the hip was recently published. This research study from the Mayo clinic received the prestigious...

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Landmark Research Study

A landmark research study from the International Hip Dysplasia Institute was published this month in the prestigious Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27440570]....

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Painful Hip Dysplasia in Adults – Does Excessive Exercise Make It Worse?

The key word is “excessive” and the short answer is that extreme exercise programs increase the wear and tear on dysplastic hips. This is based on a research study by the ANCHOR Study Group – a...

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Scientific Publications

Here is a list of scientific publications that were directly conducted by IHDI or were stimulated by IHDI through discussions and support of the IHDI Medical Advisory Board.   What...

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    I am amazed at how many stories on here are so similar to mine -- so m...

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    My name is Stephanie and I was diagnosed with Hip dyspepsia at age...

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