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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.

Cannabis Compounds and Hip Dysplasia

Considering Cannabis Compounds for Hip Dysplasia Treatment? The use of cannabis compounds is gaining popularity for treatment of a variety of medical conditions, including arthritis and while...

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Should you wait to have a PAO until your arthritis gets worse?

There is often a question of how long it’s safe to postpone PAO surgery during the early stages of hip dysplasia in adolescents and adults. Sometimes there’s a labral tear that is tempting to...

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Book Review V2

Hip Dysplasia Books and Resources Betsy Miller IHDI Advisory Committee Author of The Parents’ Guide to Hip Dysplasia betsy.miller@hipdysplasia.org Hi everyone! In the last IHDI...

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W-Sitting and Hip Development

Contrary to popular belief, this W-sitting posture is normal for many children, and should be allowed even though children who can sit like this often walk with their feet turned in – called pigeon...

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So. You’ve just been diagnosed with hip dysplasia. Now what?

A blog post by Nancy Muir The diagnosis of hip dysplasia can elicit a gamut of emotions. There may be feelings of shock or disbelief. There may be confusion, frustration, anger, or fear. There may...

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Book Review – Hope the Hip Hippo

By Betsy Miller IHDI Advisory Committee Author of The Parents’ Guide to Hip Dysplasia Hi, everyone. I’m so happy to have the opportunity to be a guest contributor to the International Hip...

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Shorter time in cast after surgery

The hip spica cast – body cast - is often a necessary part of hip dysplasia treatment. Doctors and parents know this can be a difficult challenge at any age. A survey reported in a nursing journal...

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Cast Liners and Synthetic Cast Materials

A body cast, or hip spica cast is used after closed reduction or surgery for hip dysplasia [https://hipdysplasia.org/developmental-dysplasia-of-the-hip/child-treatment-methods/hip-spica-cast/] It...

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The International Advisory Committee

  The strategic initiatives of the IHDI account for some of the most ambitious goals ever undertaken by the IHDI. To be successful, it will require the leadership and participation of the...

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Diagnosing newborns in the UK

"Newborn Hip Checks Have Failed to Prevent Late Diagnosis" This was a recent headline on BBC News in England. https://www.bbc.com/news/health-47735103 A research paper published by an IHDI...

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