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.

Activities and Sports after Hip Replacement for Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is the most common reason for a hip replacement before the age of fifty. So, activity level after this type of surgery is a frequent concern for people with hip dysplasia. The younger...

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Sips for Hips WA sponsor, Glassbaby, has extended their giving

Glassybaby generously donates 10% from each sale to a select charity. The International Hip Dysplasia Institute has the privilege to be that charity from 8/13/17- 8/20/17. Type "hips" into the...

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Pavlik Harness Study

  Femoral Anteversion Angle Influence on Severe Grades of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip using the Pavlik Harness The following images are part of a study being conducted at the University...

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Summary of Activities of International Hip Dysplasia Institute

Hip dysplasia is the most common abnormality in newborn infants and the most common cause of hip arthritis in women under the age of 50. Since its inception eight years ago, the International Hip...

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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 []....

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