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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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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 by donations, in the effort to cure hip dysplasia. The IHDI teamed up with...

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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 Recognition Award was given to a member organization of the Board of...

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Gavin’s Spica Chair

It may seem odd, but as many parents know – it can be challenging to simply find a seat that works for a child in a hip spica cast.  We recently received a submission from a child’s parents that...

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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 exam, and x-rays be performed by a surgeon with experience in...

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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 for Children in Mexico City to put on the 3rd International...

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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 Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) with the University of...

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

Annick Hollis carrying the 2012 Olympic Torch In January 2009, at the age of 46, Annick Hollis was diagnosed with severe bi-lateral hip dysplasia. "The funny thing is that in my baby book the...

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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 hip education module for medical professionals...

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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

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    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 ...