Hip Dysplasia Toolkit

Mission & Vision

Healthy Hips Australia aims to increase the availability and accessibility of resources, education and support for people working with and impacted by hip dysplasia.

How You Can Help

Help spread the word, become a Corporate Sponsor or join one of our working parties. These are just some of the ways you can help.

Services & Resources

Find tips to help cope with practical day to day activities during treatment. Read about hip dysplasia stories. Connect with others affected by the condition.

About Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia - Infants

Approximately 11 children a day are diagnosed with hip dysplasia in Australia. Yet many parents have never heard of the condition until the diagnosis, and are left overwhelmed and bewildered. We aim to present information that is practical, and in easy to understand  language:

Overview

Signs & Symptoms

Diagnosis

Treatment

Hip Dysplasia - Teens & Adults

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute website is a wealth of information about adolescent and adult hip dysplasia:

Overview

Diagnosis

Symptoms

Treatments

Prevention & Everyday Life

Support Services

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Tips & Hints Handouts - For infant hip dysplasia

Information Record Booklet - For infant hip dysplasia

Local Buddy Network - For infants, teens & adults

Online Support Networks - For infants, teens & adults

 

Personal Hip Dysplasia Experiences

 

‘Overwhelmed’ is an emotion commonly expressed after a diagnosis of hip dysplasia is received. Feeling alone, if no one around you has had experience with hip dysplasia, as well as feeling guilty, given this isn't a life-threatening condition, are also commonly reported.

We’ve included the following personal experiences from others impacted by hip dysplasia, to hopefully show you are not alone in your feelings.

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Hip Wise Products

 

Hip Wise, a community service program, is an initiative of Healthy Hips Australia launching in April 2018.

While the Hip Wise program and the products we approve do not claim to offer cures or treatment for hip dysplasia, we facilitate people make wiser choices, and take the hassle of finding treatment friendly products for those impacted by the condition.

The following products have been acknowledged as Hip Wise

SWADDLE UP™ HIP HARNESS SWADDLE

SWADDLE UP™ 50/50 HIP HARNESS SWADDLE

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