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The following is a list of recent International Hip Dysplasia Institute news articles that highlight our commitment to excellence. To read an entire article, please click on the news headline. If you are looking for Scientific Literature Reviews, click here.

How to Swaddle your baby to help keep their hips healthy

Are you swaddling your baby properly? Many parents find that swaddling can provide comfort to fussy babies, reduce crying, and develop more settled sleep patterns. While parents and babies may enjoy...

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Adult Hip Disorders – Prevention and Alternative Treatments

Looking for alternative treatments for hip dysplasia as an adult? Take some time to check out our new section on "Prevention and Alternative Treatments."  When you're finished, let us...

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IHDI is competing for a $250,000.00 Grant!

The IHDI has been accepted to compete for the largest ($250,000.00) grant in the Pepsi Refresh Project for the month of November! We need your help to be successful in winning this funding to...

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Git-R-Done Donates $5-Million for Hip Dysplasia!

Larry the Cable Guy’s Git-R-Done Foundation Donates $5 Million to Arnold Palmer Hospital Generous Donation Will Help Treatment for Hip Dysplasia Worldwide     ...

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Help Spread the Word!

One of the main goals of the IHDI is to help build world-wide awareness of Hip Dysplasia.  Help us spread the word by recommending our website on Facebook!...

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Safe swaddling for babies’ hips

An update on correct swaddling was just released in Australia where they refer to swaddling as "wrapping" the baby. Please visit this link for swaddling to see how to swaddle without increasing...

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Teaching doctors in Mexico

The IHDI has joined with the Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopedics to provide a one-day course about hip dysplasia on August 27. This was organized by Pablo Castaneda, M.D. of the Shrine...

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Larry the Cable Guy raises money for hip dysplasia

The Git-R-Done Foundation is hosting a celebrity golf tournament in Orlando on September 27, 2010. The proceeds will go to support the work of the Git-R-Done Foundation that includes support for hip...

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Swaddling: IHDI Position Statement

Swaddling infants with the hips and knees in an extended position increases the risk of hip dysplasia and dislocation. It is the recommendation of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute that...

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Failure of the Pavlik Harness

The Pavlik Harness fails in approximately 40% of "Ortolani Positive" hip dislocations. These are hips that are dislocated at birth but can be put back into the socket during examination. The Pavlik...

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