Hip Dysplasia and Every Day Life

Prevention and Alternative Treatments

The pain of osteoarthritis does not have to be endured. In fact, pain is a signal that something needs to be corrected rather than endured.
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Physical Therapy

Movements of the hip and gentle stretching exercises are recommended because motion may help lubricate and nourish the joint surfaces. Try to maintain hip motion in all directions unless there is pinching in one particular position.
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Pregnancy After Hip Dysplasia

Normal childbirth is frequent concern for women who have had surgery for hip dysplasia. Fortunately, the need for Cesearean section is rarely influenced by hip dysplasia or hip dysplasia surgery.
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Sports and Activities

Exercise and strengthening is recommended to maintain muscle balance and cardiovascular health as long as there isn’t too much load put on the hip joint. Running and impact sports are not recommended for people with hip dysplasia.
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Work Related Concerns

20 – 40% of patients with hip dysplasia will eventually develop osteoarthritis. Many will need surgical intervention to improve their daily quality of live. Along with this physical burden, this can also become a financial burden.
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