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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:
Hip Dysplasia - Teens & Adults
The International Hip Dysplasia Institute website is a wealth of information about adolescent and adult hip dysplasia:
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.Read more
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 WiseRead more