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Developmental Hip Dysplasia Signs
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
What happens if you put a runner with r unilateral forefoot varus, bilateral positive crossover sign(hips), and l hip dysplasia in stability shoes?
Depends: Depends if there was pain or bio mechanical abnormalities addresses and unaddressed by those shoes. Could result in increased pain if not appropriate foot wear or instability if there are unaddressed issues. Good luck i hope this helped! ...Read more
4 month old hips are clicking. Never showed signs of hip dysplasia before. Is schedule for ultrasound in 2 wks. Does this mean he has hip dysplasia?
Not necessarily.: There are other reasons that a clicking sound or sensation might be noticed on a physical exam, so this doesn't mean your child has hip dysplasia. I know now much anxiety any parent can have when there's a health concern involving their child, but it's best to try to stay calm while you're waiting for a definite diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Stem Cell Therapy?: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy are the Regenexx Physicians Network. They have over 6500 patients in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more
I have hip dysplasia can u take a look at my xray and tell me what type of surgery u suggest. thank u?
I fell on my hip can't bear weight on it without my hip popping the feeling of it being out causing severe pain I have hip dysplasia Any suggestions?
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