Media

Press Releases:

 

2017

24 April 2017 - Missing hip fails to define young Australian man’s life

Swimmer Matt Ward, has joined us at Healthy Hips Australia as an ambassador just in time for Healthy Hips Week 2017.

Matt Ward Ambassador Media Release

 

19 April 2017 - One in every two Australians have not heard of common childhood condition until faced with diagnosis

Lead up to Healthy Hips Week 23-29 April 2017 used to reveal shocking findings about awareness for hip dysplasia in the community.

Healthy Hips Week 2017 Media Release

2016

8 June 2016 - Pinky McKay Joins The Fight To Change Australia’s Swaddling Culture In New Role As Hip Ambassador

Popular parenting public figure Pinky McKay has joined the cause, to raise awareness of developmental dysplasia of the hip, and the impact of inappropriate lower limb swaddling on the incidence of the condition, by becoming an ambassador for Healthy Hips Australia.

Pinky McKay Ambassador Role Media Release

15 April 2016 - Not Just A Diagnosis – Hip Dysplasia Charity Working To Minimise Bewilderment After Diagnosis

'Healthy Hips Kits for DDH Kids' initiative announced.

Healthy Hips Kits for DDH Kids Media Release

11 April 2016 - Hip Ambassador, Volleyroo Olympian Harrison, Highlighting Awareness of Hip Dysplasia

Volleyroo Olympian Harrison Peacock has joined the cause, to raise awareness of developmental dysplasia of the hip, by becoming an ambassador for Healthy Hips Australia.

Hip Ambassador Media Release

5 April 2016 - Calls to avoid lower limb swaddling as incidence of childhood hip condition triples

Newly published research findings from South Australia have revealed a three-fold increase in late diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip.

Late Diagnosis Media Release

18 March 2016 - Baby confined for 10-months, in a brace, inspires creation of Australia’s first Healthy Hips Week 

Healthy Hips Australia Founder, Sarah Twomey, shares her personal hip dysplasia story providing insight into how Healthy Hips Week was inspired.

Healthy Hips Week Media Release

7 March 2016 - Safe swaddling initiative - Swaddling obsession needs re-thinking warns hip dysplasia experts

Australia’s increasing incidence of hip dysplasia in infants has orthopaedic surgeons and health promotion charity Healthy Hips Australia calling for a change in the popular culture of swaddling.

Safe Swaddling Media Release

 

Healthy Hips Australia in the Media:

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Press Information:

 

For general media inquiries or to arrange interviews and requests, please contact:

Sarah Twomey
Founder & Chairperson
Healthy Hips Australia
Mobile: 0422 231 218
Email: sarah@healthyhipsaustralia.org.au

If you would like to use the Healthy Hips Australia logo please contact us via email info@healthyhipsaustralia.org.au

Contact Details:

Healthy Hips Australia Ltd
Registered Office 92/190 Hay Street
East Perth WA 6004
(For mail purposes only)
e: info@healthyhipsaustralia.org.au

w: www.healthyhipsaustralia.org.au 

Last modified: March 2016