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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.
 

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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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 surgery for hip dysplasia....

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The Ecuador Mission

  The Ecuador Initiative Below is an email to our Medical Director Dr. Charles Price. The email is a summary of the recent Ecuador Mission and Outreach Program. IHDI assisted by...

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    NYU Langone Health - Hip Symposium

    Jun 06

    This symposium will highlight the major challenges facing providers wh...

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

    Apr 09

    A staggering number of adults are suffering with chronic hip pain due ...

    Can I play sports after my PAO?

    Feb 21

    Hip dysplasia in young adults is becoming increasingly recognized. Man...

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    Phil

    Jun 29

    Hello my name is Phil, I am a 32 year old male who lives in Oregon, US...

    Kiley

    Jun 25

    As a parent the last thing you want to hear after your child is born i...

    Malia

    Jun 14

    Malia was diagnosed with hip dysplasia and placed in a Pavlic harness ...