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Director Charles Price, MD Podcast

Check out the latest Help for Hip Dysplasia Podcast! Laura Rutterford interviews Dr. Charles Price, Director of the International Hip…
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How Long Does a Total Hip Last?

How Long Does a Total Hip Last? 3d rendered illustration of a hip replacement The general advice about total hip…
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Elevating Hip Exam Education

IHDI Director, Charles T. Price, MD  had the following to say about our recent collaboration with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.…
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May 9, 2021 | 

BBC Reports Important IHDI Research Results

An important research study conducted by IHDI was reported before release by the BBC after discussion with our co-investigator at…
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Illustration Updates for Diagnostic Classification

To see our updates and more information on these classifications please click here
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February 2, 2021 | 

Benefits of the spread-squat position for baby carrying

The following statement has been approved by the Executive Committee of the IHDI Medical Advisory Board for purposes of education…
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October 5, 2020 | 

Postponed Treatment Option for Older Infants

Surgery may be postponed for hip dysplasia because of limited surgical access during the COVID-19 epidemic. [https://hipdysplasia.org/news/latest-news/suggestions-for-managing-ddh-in-a-resource-limited-environment-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/] The IHDI has…
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May 2, 2020 | 

Suggestions for Managing DDH in a Resource-Limited Environment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors: International Hip Dysplasia Institute Pandemic Work Group: Pablo G. Castaneda MD (NYU Langone Medical Center), Charles T. Price, MD…
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April 2, 2020 | 

Exciting News for the Future of Hip Dysplasia Research!

A group of PhD researchers gathered in February, 2020 during the Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. This group…
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March 4, 2020 | 

New Protocol for Older Infants May Avoid Cast or Surgery

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute has been looking into methods for bracing older children with dislocated hips. The goal is…
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December 3, 2019 | 

Press Release: Research Partnership Program

International Hip Dysplasia Institute Launches Corporate Partnership Program The new program engages businesses to help expand prevention efforts and treatment…
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December 2, 2019 | 

New Babywearing Research for Hip Development

Researchers in Spain obtained hip ultrasound studies while babies were in three different types of baby carriers. [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30928246] The results…
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October 2, 2019 | 

New Hip Dysplasia Course in Central America

Orthopedic experts from around the world gather in Costa Rica to examine hip dysplasia diagnosis and treatment. This is the…
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October 8, 2019 | 

DDH Warning for Teenagers & Young Adults

Hip dysplasia may not first appear in the form of hip pain. Many teenagers and young adults live for years…
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October 1, 2019 | 

2nd Annual Hip Dysplasia Symposium

For three days hip dysplasia experts from all over the world assembled at NYU Langone Health for the second annual…
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September 3, 2019 | 

Historically Significant Babywearing Research Now Available in English

An important, and historically significant doctoral thesis by Johannes Büschelberger MD is now available on the IHDI website for review…
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September 1, 2019 | 

Book Review – by Betsy Miller

Betsy Miller IHDI Advisory Committee Author of The Parents’ Guide to Hip Dysplasia betsy.miller@hipdysplasia.org Hi everyone, this time I’m reviewing…
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August 9, 2019 | 

Life with a Pavlik Harness

Natalie Trice is a UK based hip dysplasia advocate, author, member of the IHDI International Advisory Committee and PR Guru.…
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Donations in Action

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute is focused on improving the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Hip Dysplasia. Pediatricians often fall…
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July 9, 2019 | 

2019 Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month

The IHDI is honored to recognize "Miles4Hips" for their advocacy, friendship and support. For the 2019 Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month,…
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July 2, 2019 | 

So. You’ve just been diagnosed with hip dysplasia. Now what? Part 2

A blog post by Nancy Muir The diagnosis of hip dysplasia can elicit a gamut of emotions. There may be…
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July 10, 2019 | 

Quality of Life, Concerns and Impact Measure

This paper reports that a questionnaire has been developed to accurately capture some of the psycho-social problems that are caused…
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July 8, 2019 | 

Cannabis Compounds and Hip Dysplasia

Considering Cannabis Compounds for Hip Dysplasia Treatment? The use of cannabis compounds is gaining popularity for treatment of a variety…
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June 9, 2019 | 

Should you wait to have a PAO until your arthritis gets worse?

There is often a question of how long it’s safe to postpone PAO surgery during the early stages of hip…
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Book Review V2

Hip Dysplasia Books and Resources Betsy Miller IHDI Advisory Committee Author of The Parents’ Guide to Hip Dysplasia betsy.miller@hipdysplasia.org Hi…
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May 10, 2019 | 

W-Sitting and Hip Development

Contrary to popular belief, this W-sitting posture is normal for many children, and should be allowed even though children who…
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So. You’ve just been diagnosed with hip dysplasia. Now what?

A blog post by Nancy Muir The diagnosis of hip dysplasia can elicit a gamut of emotions. There may be…
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May 8, 2019 | 

Book Review – Hope the Hip Hippo

By Betsy Miller IHDI Advisory Committee Author of The Parents’ Guide to Hip Dysplasia Hi, everyone. I’m so happy to…
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April 2, 2019 | 

Shorter time in cast after surgery

The hip spica cast – body cast - is often a necessary part of hip dysplasia treatment. Doctors and parents…
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April 11, 2019 | 

Cast Liners and Synthetic Cast Materials

A body cast, or hip spica cast is used after closed reduction or surgery for hip dysplasia [https://hipdysplasia.org/developmental-dysplasia-of-the-hip/child-treatment-methods/hip-spica-cast/] It may…
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April 10, 2019 | 

The International Advisory Committee

  The strategic initiatives of the IHDI account for some of the most ambitious goals ever undertaken by the IHDI.…
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April 8, 2019 | 

Diagnosing newborns in the UK

"Newborn Hip Checks Have Failed to Prevent Late Diagnosis" This was a recent headline on BBC News in England. https://www.bbc.com/news/health-47735103…
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April 12, 2019 | 

Psycho-social impact of DDH: Research Paper

There is a limited amount of research available that explores the psycho-social impact hip dysplasia has on adult hip dysplasia…
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April 8, 2019 | 

Hip Arthroscopy as Treatment for Hip Dysplasia: An Update

Surgical treatment of adult hip dysplasia by arthroscopic surgery alone remains controversial. The IHDI posted an Education Statement in 2012…
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March 1, 2019 | 

The IHDI Impact

The IHDI will have a strong presence during next week’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. This…
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March 9, 2019 | 

How Has Hip Dysplasia Impacted Your Life?

It’s Personal  Dr. Tina Gambling, School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University, is no stranger to hip dysplasia. At the time…
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February 2, 2019 | 

Society of Support

The IHDI is pleased to announce the creation of our first Giving Society The Society of Support (SOS) is a…
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February 4, 2019 | 

The American Academy of Pediatrics is making greater efforts for DDH prevention.

The Orthopedic Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has just appointed a Task Force on DDH Prevention. While…
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January 7, 2019 | 

Investigating New Opportunities for the Treatment of DDH

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) continues to investigate groundbreaking methods for diagnosis and treatment of hip dysplasia. Not all technologies prove beneficial, but nevertheless, we…
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December 2, 2018 | 

Hip Dysplasia and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a disorder of connective tissue that causes loose joints. Hip dysplasia is also associated with loose joints…
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October 3, 2018 | 

A mother’s social media post

"Saw my gorgeous daughter walk without a limp for the first time yesterday (3 months post total hip replacement). It…
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October 7, 2018 | 

Hip Dysplasia and Stress

A child with hip dysplasia raises anxiety levels and causes stress for the child and family. Adolescents and adults with…
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October 4, 2018 | 

Recap: China: A Promising Opportunity for Hip Dysplasia Research & Innovation

Representatives from the International Hip Dysplasia Institute had an excellent exchange of information with pediatric orthopedic surgeons in Beijing, China.…
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September 9, 2018 | 

China: A Promising Opportunity for Hip Dysplasia Research & Innovation

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) Medical Advisory Board Members, Dr. Charles Price, and Dr. James Kasser will be traveling…
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August 12, 2018 | 

IHDI Facebook Live – Transcription

On July 20th, 2018, Dr. Charles Price and Erin Mannen, Ph.D., discussed the connection between hip health and babywearing. The…
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July 7, 2018 | 

NYU Langone Health – Hip Symposium

This symposium will highlight the major challenges facing providers who deal with patients who have hip dysplasia by using a…
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June 1, 2018 | 

PAO vs THR – What to do and when to do it?

A staggering number of adults are suffering with chronic hip pain due to undiagnosed hip dysplasia. These adults, on average,…
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April 10, 2018 | 

Can I Play Sports After My PAO?

Hip dysplasia in young adults is becoming increasingly recognized. Many do not know they have hip dysplasia, and attribute their…
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February 3, 2018 | 

Post PAO Surgery Survey

There is a lack of scientific literature focused on the long term success rate of a PAO. This study, published in…
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Newsletter

The IHDI is pleased to announce the launch of the our Digital Newsletter. Online Form - IHDI Newsletter Signup
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January 11, 2018 | 

You can promote Hip Healthy Swaddling

There are a number of good reasons to swaddle a newborn infant. A fussy newborn can often find peace with…
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January 9, 2018 | 

The study of Babywearing in other cultures

Two scientific studies examine the affects of babywearing and how it may influence the occurrence of Hip Dysplasia in a…
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December 2, 2017 | 

Where are they now? Shelby

We first heard from Shelby nearly 6 years ago. Her personal battle with Hip Dysplasia touched many of our viewers…
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December 8, 2017 | 

World Journal of Orthopedics – New Report

Developmental dysplasia of the hip: What has changed in the last 20 years? A fascinating article highlighting many of the…
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November 10, 2017 | 

Babywearing Study

In the picture above, IHDI Medical Director Dr. Charles Price and Dr. Erin Mannen from the University of Arkansas for Medical…
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October 7, 2017 | 

IHDI Receives Award

In 2017, The International Hip Dysplasia Institute was presented with the “Outstanding Scientific Poster” award at the 2017 European Pediatric…
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October 8, 2017 | 

Final Report for 2017 DDH Educational Course

Hip Dysplasia is four times more common in Ecuador than any other South or Central American country. IHDI has initiated…
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Activities and Sports after Hip Replacement for Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is the most common reason for a hip replacement before the age of fifty. So, activity level after…
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September 9, 2017 | 

Sips for Hips WA sponsor, Glassbaby, has extended their giving

Glassybaby generously donates 10% from each sale to a select charity. The International Hip Dysplasia Institute has the privilege to be…
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August 7, 2017 | 

Pavlik Harness Study

  Femoral Anteversion Angle Influence on Severe Grades of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip using the Pavlik Harness The following…
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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…
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July 2, 2017 | 

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…
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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…
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March 9, 2017 | 

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.…
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March 9, 2017 | 

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…
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January 9, 2017 | 

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…
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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…
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August 7, 2016 | 

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…
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June 12, 2016 | 

Scientific Publications

Here is a list of scientific publications that were directly conducted by IHDI or were stimulated by IHDI through discussions…
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Hidden Hip Dysplasia is Common in Relatives of DDH Patients

Researchers at the University of Utah recently reported that unsuspected hip dysplasia is common in relatives of patients who had…
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June 9, 2016 | 

The Ecuador Mission

  The Ecuador Initiative Below is an email to our Medical Director Dr. Charles Price. The email is a summary…
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May 8, 2016 | 

IHDI Classification

To assist physicians and healthcare providers, we created a 1 page flier for the "Reliability of a New Radiographic Classification…
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New Warning about Swaddling

  According to a recent research study, infant swaddling with any restriction of leg movement may harm unstable hips. This…
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IHDI receives large anonymous donation

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute has received an anonymous donation of $10,000 to support our research efforts on hip development.…
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March 5, 2016 | 

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…
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February 12, 2016 | 

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…
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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…
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November 10, 2015 | 

IHDI Conference Schedule

Recapping The American Academy of Pediatric Conference and looking into 2016 IHDI recently had an exhibit at the American Academy…
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November 2, 2015 | 

The Ecuador Inititive

Help IHDI with the Ecuador Initiative   We need your Pavlik harnesses or other childhood braces that are in good condition.…
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September 9, 2015 | 

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).…
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September 1, 2015 | 

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…
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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…
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July 2, 2015 | 

IHDI receives praise

IHDI receives praise in orthopedic journal commentary   Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research is a widely circulated orthopedic journal that…
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July 1, 2015 | 

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May 8, 2015 | 

Recent research about childhood DDH

The annual meeting of the European Pediatric Orthopedic Society concluded on Saturday, April 19. There were several scientific presentations about…
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April 7, 2015 | 

Just Published – IHDI Classification of Hip Dysplasia

A new classification of hip dysplasia was developed by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI). The IHDI Classification has been…
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IHDI Team Researches Anatomical Severity of Dislocated Hips

A team of researchers from the International Hip Dysplasia Institute returned from a two day visit to the University of…
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Holiday Stress?

Holiday Stress: Suggestions for Families with Hip Dysplasia Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Season’s Greetings, and Happy New Year to all…
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December 9, 2014 | 

Prestigious Award Given to IHDI Research Team

Research from the International Hip Dysplasia Institute has been recognized as one of the top three scientific presentations at the…
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November 9, 2014 | 

More Worry for Childhood Hip Dysplasia

There’s new information that children who had a totally normal hip may deteriorate if they also had a dislocated hip…
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Middle East Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Conference

Thanks to your donations, the International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) presented a very successful hip dysplasia seminar in Dubai. We…
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October 10, 2014 | 

New Guidelines for Infant Hip Dysplasia

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons releases new practice guidelines for infant hip dysplasia.   New clinical practice guidelines for infant…
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Surgery

Preparing for surgery as an adult As far as most people are concerned, there’s no such thing as “minor surgery”…
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September 2, 2014 | 

Star of “Malcolm in the Middle” tells her hip dysplasia story

Jane Kaczmarek has had many starring roles in movies and television. Perhaps she’s best known for her role as Lois…
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August 10, 2014 | 

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Conference – Dubai

Dear Colleagues, The Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Conference ( https://www.posc-me.com/) for the Middle East will be held in its third year once again in Dubai…
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July 8, 2014 | 

Is There a Natural Cure for Hip Dysplasia?

There are no “natural” cures for hip dysplasia because hip dysplasia is an abnormality of the socket that causes the…
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July 1, 2014 | 

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June 9, 2014 | 

Surgeons who do more total hip replacements have fewer complications

  Surgeons who do more total hip replacements have fewer complications It makes sense that surgeons who do more total…
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June 3, 2014 | 

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May 11, 2014 | 

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May 2, 2014 | 

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Hip Dysplasia Symposium

5th Annual Hip Dysplasia Symposium Indications, Complications and Solutions The 5th annual Hip Dysplasia Symposium will be held on August…
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Hip Arthroscopy Alone Is Rarely Helpful for Patients with Dysplasia

The April issue of Orthopedics Today reviewed the advances in hip arthroscopy and these advances have helped many people. Hip arthroscopy…
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Hip Dysplasia Pain Discovery

Increased amounts of pain chemicals found in adult hip dysplasia patients.   Some types of arthritis are caused by inflammation,…
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Do we know how to end the Pavlik Harness treatment?

Which is better: completely stopping versus part time wearing of the Pavlik harness at the end of treatment? Most doctors…
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March 10, 2014 | 

Advocates Join Together to Reach Major Network TV Shows

Hip dysplasia advocates have joined together to reach popular TV shows; The Doctors TV and Dr. Oz. They have come…
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January 12, 2014 | 

13-year-old Cassie Recovers from Periacetabular Osteotomy

No parent wants to see their child go through surgery, especially one who seems so healthy. Cassie is a normal…
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January 5, 2014 | 

When is total hip replacement necessary for hip dysplasia?

Sometimes, total hip replacement is the best answer for hip dysplasia. Mainly when arthritis is severe, or for people older…
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December 4, 2013 | 

Longer treatment may be needed for babies with hip instability.

A recent report from Sweden asked the question whether babies treated for hip instability had normal hips at one year…
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November 11, 2013 | 

Swaddled babies at greater risk of hip problems, study finds

In a recent article, Linda Carroll, TODAY contributor, discusses the dangers of improper swaddling with IHDI's Nicholas P. Clarke M.D. Swaddling has…
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October 1, 2013 | 

The Healing Touch of a Pink Hippopotamus

Abbey Dankwerth was diagnosed with congenital hip dysplasia when she was just a few weeks old. Through the care she…
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October 11, 2013 | 

Genetics and Hip Dysplasia

The possibility of a genetic test for DDH was recently reported in a scientific study from Jefferson Medical College in…
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Bracing for dysplasia that remains after initial treatment

A very important scientific paper has been published, and one of the co-authors is a member of the IHDI Medical…
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July 12, 2013 | 

When the Pavlik Harness Fails, Are Other Types of Braces Helpful?

The Pavlik harness can occasionally fail to reduce dislocated hips in babies with DDH especially in more severe cases. Previous…
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July 10, 2013 | 

Pavlik Harness research reaches milestone – Updates from Dr. Price

The IHDI has reached an important milestone with the publication of our first research study.  This study was fully funded…
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June 9, 2013 | 

Do Doctors Agree on the Diagnosis of DDH?

Estimates of the frequency of DDH vary when reported by different research studies. Also, there are differences in frequency of…
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June 10, 2013 | 

AP or Frog-leg Radiograph for Children with Hip Dysplasia: How Can We Decrease Radiation?

It is common for pediatric patients with a history of hip dysplasia to undergo anteroposterior (AP) and frog-leg (FL) radiographs…
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Is hip dysplasia in adults different from hip dysplasia in infants?

Hip dysplasia is a known risk factor for premature osteoarthritis. It is often debated whether developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) in infancy and hip dysplasia…
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April 2, 2013 | 

Hip Dysplasia Makes Impact at 2013 AAOS Meeting

Three Scientific Exhibits on display at this year’s meeting received Awards of Excellence and, for the first time, a Special…
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March 1, 2013 | 

Adult Hip Dysplasia Patients can see Improvement in Physical Activity from Hip-Preservation Surgery

Adolescents and young adults with hip dysplasia often have hip pain that limits their activities. When joint damage has not…
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March 8, 2013 | 

Being a Twin or a Triplet is NOT a risk factor for DDH

A recent study from Cambridge, UK, conducted by Barr and Rehm investigated whether multiple births have a higher incidence of…
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February 8, 2013 | 

New Statement Released: Hip Arthroscopy for Labral Repair

We have released a new statement regarding hip arthroscopy for labral repairs: It is critical that a careful history, physical…
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January 9, 2013 | 

Cartilage Development of a Child’s Hip Socket

A study of the developing hip joint compared x-ray findings to MRI findings. The infant hip has more cartilage than…
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January 9, 2013 | 

Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) – What Determines Success or Failure?

The PAO surgery developed by Professor Ganz has greatly benefitted young adults who suffer from hip dysplasia. Saving the natural…
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November 9, 2012 | 

eHealth Radio

Dr. Charles Price, a pediatric orthopedist at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, as well as the director of the…
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October 11, 2012 | 

Does hip dysplasia return after successful treatment?

Parents and doctors would like to know if hip dysplasia can return after it’s been successfully treated. Researchers in Zurich,…
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October 9, 2012 | 

3rd Annual Meeting on Hip Dysplasia – Mexico City

The IHDI teamed up with the Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopedics, the American British Cowdray Medical Center and Shriners Hospital…
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September 5, 2012 | 

National Science Foundation awards grant to further Pavlik Harness Study

The National Science Foundation has awarded $340,474.00 to continue an investigative study of the Pavlik Hareness started by the International…
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September 8, 2012 | 

Successful Pavlik Harness treatment in late-diagnosed developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)

The Pavlik harness is more successful when started before the age of six months so most doctors are reluctant to…
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September 11, 2012 | 

Arthroscopic reduction of the dislocated hip in infants

Arthroscopic techniques in management of pediatric hip conditions have now been explored for treatment of DDH hips as well. Eberhardt…
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August 10, 2012 | 

Carrying the Olympic Torch – it was THE most amazing experience!

[caption id="attachment_1612" align="alignleft" width="282" caption="Annick Hollis carrying the 2012 Olympic Torch"][/caption] In January 2009, at the age of 46, Annick…
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July 6, 2012 | 

Advanced MR Imaging of the hip after cast immobilization in DDH

Accurate reduction of the hip is important for children with dislocated hips that undergo reduction. Plain radiographs are routinely used…
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July 12, 2012 | 

DDH Education Module for Medical Professionals

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) in collaboration with Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne has made a developmental dysplasia of the…
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July 9, 2012 | 

Reliability of plain x-rays for developmental dysplasia of the hip in children

In the current era there are growing concerns of radiation exposure particularly in the children. In spite of amazing advances…
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July 3, 2012 | 

Does Swaddling Influence Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip? An Experimental Animal Study

The overall effect of swaddling has been controversial for centuries. Its positive effect on the psychological development of the infant…
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June 3, 2012 | 

Results of open reduction surgery for developmental dislocation of the hip

In spite of good neonatal screening programs and a global push towards early diagnosis of infants with DDH, we continue…
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Grand Opening: Wyatt Whitney Hip And Orthopedic Institute

  Today we celebrated the grand opening of the Whitney Whitney Hip & Orthopedic Institute. This Institute was made possible…
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May 2, 2012 | 

Predictors for Secondary Procedures after open reduction of hip in walking children with DDH

Surgical intervention including open reduction of hip in children of walking age is often fraught with secondary surgical procedures as…
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April 2, 2012 | 

Ultrasonographic Assessment of Hips in the First Six weeks of Life: Does the Incidence of DDH Change from week 1 to week 6?

Although Hip dysplasia is diagnosed using both clinical and sonographic findings, using ultrasound alone may over-diagnose DDH in the early…
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March 12, 2012 | 

One Hip World 2012

One Hip World is a one day event to take place on June 30, 2012! The idea behind this event…
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February 12, 2012 | 

To screen or not to screen for DDH?

There are wide differences of opinion about the value of screening infants for hip dysplasia. Almost everyone agrees that the…
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February 12, 2012 | 

FitPregnancy

Wrap your baby right Rigid swaddling could pose a risk to your baby.
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February 12, 2012 | 

PS Mom Reviews

PS Mom Reviews There are two aspects to swaddling safely: 1) Avoiding suffocation and 2) Preventing Hip Dysplasia. Hip Dysplasia…
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January 12, 2012 | 

The Benefits and Risks of Swaddling Your Baby

The Benefits and Risks of Swaddling Your Baby There are many benefits to swaddling your baby, but incorrect swaddling can…
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January 12, 2012 | 

Orlando Family Magazine

Hip Dysplasia On a summer day in 2006, Sanford residents Dan and Cara Whitney welcomed their first child, Wyatt into…
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January 12, 2012 | 

Innocent infant hip clicks: Is there a need to follow them?

Children with innocent hip clicks are often referred to orthopedic surgeons by pediatricians or anxious parents. This is sometimes necessary…
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January 12, 2012 | 

Illuminate Blog

How improper swaddling can harm your baby Most people aren’t familiar with the term “hip dysplasia.” This little known condition…
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December 12, 2011 | 

ParentGuideNews.com

Safe Swaddling Did you know there’s a direct connection between incorrect swaddling and hip dysplasia? Swaddling an infant has many…
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November 12, 2011 | 

Ultrasound screening at time of birth slightly reduces the risk of surgery

Comments: A report was published online in Journal of Pediatrics Sept. 29 prior to the print version. The study is…
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Mexico City – Second Annual International Hip Dysplasia Course

The IHDI has teamed up once again with the American British Cowdray Medical Center and the Mexican Society of Pediatric…
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November 12, 2011 | 

ABC30.com

Risky wrap: dangers of swaddling babies FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- When you think about hip problems, senior citizens may come…
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November 12, 2011 | 

ERGOparent Magazine

Incorrect Swaddling Related to Increase in Infant Hip Dysplasia; Hip Dysplasia Institute Offers Hip Health Swaddling Tips Dr. Charles Price,…
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November 12, 2011 | 

Pelvic deformity influences acetabular version and coverage in hip dysplasia

A recent study from Kyushu University, Japan, evaluated deformity of the entire pelvic bone in hip dysplasia patients and its…
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November 12, 2011 | 

ShannonMillerLifestyle.com

"Dr. Charles Price, pediatric orthopedist at the Winnie and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and director of the International Hip…
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October 12, 2011 | 

Screening programs for developmental dysplasia of the hip in newborns

A recent study from Gosford Hospital, Australia, evaluated the effects of different screening programs for DDH on the frequency of…
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October 12, 2011 | 

Giggle Gab

Learn How to Swaddle Safely to Reduce Hip Dysplasia All babies are checked at birth for hip dysplasia, which is…
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September 12, 2011 | 

Health Radio.Net

Safe Swaddling for Healthy Hip Development Swaddling has many benefits and has grown in popularity among parents in the USA.…
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September 12, 2011 | 

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Improper swaddling a risk factor for developmental dysplasia of hip Swaddling has many benefits and has grown in popularity among…
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September 12, 2011 | 

CT vs MRI verifying hip position in spica casts

A recent study evaluated the use of computed tomography (CT) versus magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine hip position in…
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September 12, 2011 | 

New Patient Story: Oscar

Follow Oscar's journey from traction to spica cast by watching Oscar's patient story video. Video Summary: Oscar has been diagnosed…
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August 12, 2011 | 

New Patient Story – Riley

A new patient story has been posted: The morning after baby Riley’s birth, her pediatrician came to the hospital for…
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August 12, 2011 | 

Long-Term PAO Results Study in Japan

A recent study from Asahikawa Medical University, Japan, evaluated the intermediate to long-term results of ‘Periacetabular Osteotomy’ (cutting the bone…
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August 12, 2011 | 

ANCHOR for Hip Preservation

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) is pleased to announce our association with the Academic Network of Conservational Hip Outcomes…
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July 12, 2011 | 

Interview with the Director – Dr. Charles T. Price

We have just released a 4 part interview with Dr. Charles Price, Director of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute. Dr.…
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June 12, 2011 | 

The Second 9 Months

To Swaddle or Not to Swaddle? Many parents find that swaddling helps their newborn sleep for longer stretches. For sleep…
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June 12, 2011 | 

The Morton Report

My wife Cara and I formed the The Git-R-Done Foundation in 2009 and it currently focuses on the needs of…
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May 12, 2011 | 

Doctor Becomes a Hip Dysplasia Patient

Sophie West, a member of the IHDI International Advisory Board from the UK, has recently had her story published in the…
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May 12, 2011 | 

BBC News Health Check: Hip-Healthy Swaddling

BBC News recently covered the IHDI's message on hip-healthy swaddling: The practice of wrapping or swaddling babies is seen all…
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April 12, 2011 | 

Rates of Total Hip Replacements due to Residual Hip Dysplasia

A recent report from Norway identified that 25% of all total hips in patients younger than 40 years of age…
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March 12, 2011 | 

Amateur Race Car Driver Helps IHDI Spread Awareness

Amateur Race Car Driver Helps IHDI Spread Awareness [+] Enlarge Notice the logo on the side of this race car…
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March 12, 2011 | 

South Korean Soccer Player Retires due to DDH

Ex-National Team Footballer Cho Jae-Jin Retires SEOUL, March 18 (Yonhap) -- Cho Jae-jin, a former striker for South Korea's World…
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March 12, 2011 | 

Baby Hip Health Week 2011

STEPS Charity - Baby Hip Health Week 2011 This March 13th – 19th 2011 the steps charity from the United…
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March 12, 2011 | 

Femoral Nerve Palsy and the Pavlik Harness

Femoral nerve palsy can develop during treatment with the Pavlik Harness. It occurs in about 2-3% of babies that use…
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March 12, 2011 | 

IHDI and UCF Aim to Improve the Pavlik Harness

The IHDI Teams Up with UCF to Improve the Pavlik Harness Presently there is no standard way to predict the…
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February 12, 2011 | 

Effect of PAO on total hip replacements later in life.

Does previous pelvic osteotomy make it more difficult to perform a total hip later in life? That question was recently…
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January 12, 2011 | 

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…
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January 12, 2011 | 

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…
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November 12, 2010 | 

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…
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November 12, 2010 | 

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…
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September 12, 2010 | 

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…
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September 12, 2010 | 

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…
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September 12, 2010 | 

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.…
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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…
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June 12, 2010 | 

Swaddling: IHDI Position Statement

Swaddling infants with the hips and knees in an extended position increases the risk of hip dysplasia and dislocation. It…
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May 12, 2010 | 

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…
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February 12, 2010 | 

Hoffman-Daimler Update and Opinion

The Hoffman-Daimler method of reducing dislocated hips in older children can be viewed on YouTube. This method was published as…
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December 12, 2009 | 

DDH Brace does not slow down walking

Scientific Publication Influence of the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip by the abduction brace on locomotor development in…
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December 12, 2009 |