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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.

Pavlik Harness Learning Module

The British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery is a not-for-profit charity established in 1953. They advocate for the "advancement and improvement of education in orthopaedic surgery and...

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Adult Hip Dysplasia Update 2016

A review of current concepts for Adult Hip Dysplasia was published in the January, 2016 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Here is a summary of that report: Irregular shape of the...

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Successful First Effort in Ecuador

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute is supporting hip dysplasia teaching efforts in Ecuador. Five different groups will be using educational materials that has been developed and provided by...

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Australian News Story Warns Against Tight Swaddling

Nicole Williams, a member of the IHDI Medical Advisory Board, is featured in a local news broadcast from Australia. The report does a great job of promoting hip dysplasia and the dangers associated...

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IHDI Conference Schedule

Recapping The American Academy of Pediatric Conference and looking into 2016 IHDI recently had an exhibit at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Some 16,000...

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The Ecuador Inititive

Help IHDI with the Ecuador Initiative   We need your Pavlik harnesses or other childhood braces that are in good condition.   A lot of children in Ecuador have hip dislocations that...

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Hip dysplasia and arthritis

Hip dysplasia is the reason for 5% to 10% of hip osteoarthritis in the USA (FT Hoaglund, JAAOS, 9:320-7, 2001). However, some researchers have estimated even higher rates. Based on the number of...

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Does your child need a follow-up x-ray?

Parents and doctors worry that hip dysplasia may not be “cured” after the initial treatment even though everything seems normal when treatment is stopped. Unfortunately, hip dysplasia can...

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Editorial Comment on Infant Carriers from CTP, Med Dir, IHDI

The scientific literature specific to infant carriers is limited and does not specifically address hip health. However, there is a great amount of scientific understanding about harmful hip positions...

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IHDI receives praise

IHDI receives praise in orthopedic journal commentary   Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research is a widely circulated orthopedic journal that is highly respected. Occasionally, the...

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    Jan 17

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