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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 visit this link for swaddling to see how to swaddle without increasing...

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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. This was organized by Pablo Castaneda, M.D. of the Shrine...

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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 support the work of the Git-R-Done Foundation that includes support for hip...

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Swaddling: IHDI Position Statement

Swaddling infants with the hips and knees in an extended position increases the risk of hip dysplasia and dislocation. It is the recommendation of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute that...

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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 but can be put back into the socket during examination. The Pavlik...

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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 a scientific paper in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery in June,...

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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 children Zgoda M, et.al., Department of Orthopaedics...

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