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Kacey's DDH Story


We are day two post op, and there are some things I have realised:

1.Two tops and a couple of...
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Coping with DDH whilst avoiding SIDS risk factors

[caption id="attachment_3698" align="alignnone" width="470"]11209762_10152863720288354_5151699388854496987_n Photo Source: Merino Kids[/caption] An article was just published in Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics journal. It has found that a significant number of parents still place "their infants in sleep environments with established risk factors". You could...
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Early versus late diagnosed DDH - Case studies

 Both are equally as overwhelming, and each pose their challenges, but we know which we'd choose if we were faced with one or the other. Late Diagnosis Case: 11291854_10152865831193639_1035218738_n Jem was diagnosed late at 13mths of age. Her birth was normal, she sat,...
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PAO Surgery for hip dysplasia - Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO)

The hip joint is made up of the ball and socket. If these don't fit together properly, wear and tear can cause the joint to deteriorate.  When hip dysplasia is affecting the socket, the PAO is the most common procedure for young adults. The following provide further...
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