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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 is performed under anesthesia so the hip can be pulled...

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Application of the Original von Rosen Splint

  The manufacturer's instructions for the application of the von Rosen Splint.    ...

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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, or by internal chemical responses that eventually lead to...

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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 recommend continuing the Pavlik harness part-time at night and nap time for...

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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 than 45-50 years. Hip dysplasia has unique features that need special...

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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 of age. The first problem they encountered was the definition of normal. It’s...

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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 proven to be a successful technique for soothing...

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Why Not Try Pavlik Harness for Older Babies?

Success rate with the Pavlik harness is approximately 75% to 85% for hip dislocations when applied in the first week if life. When all applications are counted the success rate is 95% to 99% because...

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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 received at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and a children’s book...

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Genetics and Hip Dysplasia

The possibility of a genetic test for DDH was recently reported in a scientific study from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Before we get too excited about a possible genetic test, it’s...

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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...