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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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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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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 DDH during childhood along with more research about...

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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 validated and was recently published in the Journal of...

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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 Padua in Italy where they conducted anatomy research with professors from this...

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    You can promote Hip Healthy Swaddling

    Jan 08

    There are a number of good reasons to swaddle a newborn infant. A fuss...

    The study of Babywearing in other cultures

    Dec 19

    Two scientific studies examine the affects of babywearing and how it m...

    Where are they now? Shelby

    Dec 04

    We first heard from Shelby nearly 6 years ago. Her personal battle wit...

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    Claire

    Jan 17

    On April 11, 2016, I delivered my first child, a baby girl, named Clai...

    Tori

    Jan 11

    Lauren Parr became an advocate for hip dysphasia when her daughter Tor...

    Ollie

    Jan 08

    I was diagnosed with severe DDH (high dislocation), when I turned thre...