Doctor insights on:
Cause Of Developmental Hip Dysplasia
Yes, but...: broad topic with several variations essentially the hip fails to form properlybecause the ball does not rest in the socket in the appropriate location early on in life sometimes this goes undetected because people do not have symptoms until later in life when they develop arthritis there is a broad spectrum relating to this disorder to have a specific discussion the spectrum would require xray s ...Read more
A few options: Strengthening the muscles around the hip will help a lot. You may want to consider some supplements like glucosamine, however recent research hasn't shown a lot of benefit. Other options include steroid injections, but these don't heal much. You can consider Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) or other joint fluid replacement injections and possible even platelet therapy injections or stem cell procedures. ...Read more
Yes: Developmental hip dysplasia occurs in approximately 0.4 % of births. Result of treatment depend on early diagnosis and treatment institution. Between birth & 6 months of age we use the pavlik harness, between 6 months & 1 yr of age following general anesthesia and reduction a spica cast is used. After age 1 surgery may be needed followed by a spica cast. Follow up is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is developmental hip dysplasia common? Is 2-3 kids out of a 1000 common or considered rare? How often is developmental hip dysplasia missed?
Developmental hip dysplasia in a toddler with mild cerebral palsy, can you tell me more about this?
Hip dysplasia: The hip socket is a ball and socket joint. It forms correctly when the ball is sitting correctly in the "socket area" so the socket can develop correctly around it (this is not finished at birth yet). Because of the CP, the ball of the femur may not be sitting quite right and so the socket around it is not forming correctly, which could lead to problems as child starts/is walking. ...Read more
My 11 week old daughter is suspected to have developmental hip displaysia. We get ultrasound done next week. How bad is this if thats what it is.
Hipdysplasia.org/: I hope the test is normal. Hip Dysplasia does have treatments, but it is always better to not have the problem. If the test is positive, you will want to follow up closely with a pediatric orthopedist. Check out the link above to read more about hip dysplasia at hipdysplasia.org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hip dysplasia: Hip dysplasia causes the ball and socket joint to be out of whack, so the hip isn't nestled in the hip joint like it should be. This causes the femur to sit in poor alignment and gives the illusion of one leg being shorter (while it really just isn't sitting the same as the other side). This displacement can also put pressure on nerves in the area and cause neurologic symptoms, including weakness. ...Read more
Is there a disorder that causes a broken jaw/misalignment as a child and possibly other bone issues like hip dysplasia? A congenital issue?
Maybe: There are some congenital bone diseases that cause weak bones, but you would typically know about such a disease soon after you are born. It is best to discuss this with your physician who is more familiar with the particular aspects of your medical history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic SI and hip joint pain with popping/cracking. Normal XRay and MRI. (HO hip dysplasia as infant) Pain is getting worse. What can cause this?
Hip Pain: Hip and SI joint pain have a great deal of overlap. There are many things that can cause these symptoms, such as bone deformities, muscle and ligament injuries, as well as bursal abnormalities. If there is a history of developmental hip problems, further evaluation would be beneficial to make sure there is no lasting effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stem Cell therapy: has been used for years in horses with good success, check it out for your dog. ...Read more
No specific ones.: See your PCP and if its found you are lacking in any particular mineral or Vitamins, then those can be prescribed for you. The Hip Dysplasia is not due to any particular deficiency, Good luck. ...Read more
Varies: If it is truly mild, it is likely no treatment is needed. If you are symptomatic, but your dysplasia is mild, treatment is often focused on managing your symptoms such as in the use of anti inflammatories or physical therapy. Surgery is usually reserved for severe cases. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss the specifics of your case with an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Developmental hip dysplasia in infants
- Developmental hip dysplasia
- Developmental hip dysplasia signs
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Developmental hip dysplasia drugs
- Developmental hip dysplasia medication
- Developmental hip dysplasia in children
- Breech hip dysplasia
- Developmental hip dysplasia in adults