Patient Stories

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These are stories told by patients and parents themselves. The purpose of these stories is to lend your experiences to help others in similar circumstances and to provide education for others. We’ve organized the stories by age group, but some stories can appear in multiple places (mainly due to treatment length occasionally spanning multiple age groups).

We highly encourage including  any pictures or videos you may feel comfortable sharing!

Patient stories need to be at least 4 paragraphs long.

Thank you to all of those who have shared their experiences and helped others through their experience with Hip Dysplasia!

*Please note: we reserve the right and responsibility to edit any deleterious or derogatory comments so that these stories can be enlightening and informative in an appropriate manner.

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    Book Review - Hope the Hip Hippo

    Apr 24

    By Betsy Miller IHDI Advisory Committee Author of The Parents’ Gui...

    Shorter time in cast after surgery

    Apr 23

    The hip spica cast – body cast - is often a necessary part of hip dy...

    Cast Liners and Synthetic Cast Materials

    Apr 22

    A body cast, or hip spica cast is used after closed reduction or surge...

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    Naomi

    May 20

    Hi my name is Naomi and I am 16. I was diagnosed with bilateral Hip Dy...

    Suzanne

    May 20

    What a wonderful site. I think I have you all beat in age. I am soon t...

    Abby Wheatley

    May 07

    Hello my name is Abby. On the 20th of July 2018 I was told the hear...