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Is it challenging to correct mild dysplasia during hip replacement? What is considered the desired alpha angle post-placement?

Is it challenging to correct mild dysplasia during hip replacement? What is considered the desired alpha angle post-placement?

No: The challenge in correcting hip dysplasia occurs when you are trying to realign and spare the joint. When performing a total hip arthroplasty, you can position the hip however you want. Dysplastic hips may have shallow sockets and pose a challenge to replacement. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in adult reconstruction. ...Read more

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Dysplasia (Definition)

Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result ...Read more


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Could you explain what is developmental dysplasia of the hip?

Could you explain what is developmental dysplasia of the hip?

DDH: Ddh (developmental hip dysplasia) congenital hip dysplasia is condition of abnormal development of the hip, resulting in hip joint instability and potential dislocation of proximal femur. Acetabular roof should cover the head of femur .With hip dysplasia acetabulum develops abnormally not covering femoral head. Bracing early in life helps normalize, familial tendencies, sometimes breech deliveries. ...Read more

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W/ bone dysplasia(scoliosis, lordosis, hip).Had correctional surgeries in the 80's.3m spine support and custom insole can help w/ joint and back pain?

W/ bone dysplasia(scoliosis, lordosis, hip).Had correctional surgeries in the 80's.3m spine support and custom insole can help w/ joint and back pain?

Possibly: In my opinion, treatments such as a spine support and custom insole fall into the category of "won't hurt to try." there is no way to predict which patients such treatments will help. I would certainly also recommend active treatments including regular activity and exercises as well as range of motion and strengthening. ...Read more

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What can I do for my baby who has congenital hip dysplasia - chd (dislocated hip)?

See an orthopedic su: See an orthopedic surgeon. The amount or degree of dysplasia will tell what kind of therapeutic intervention is necessary. ...Read more

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If you have left hip dysplasia does your right hip compensate by turning out to make the hips more symmetrical?

If you have left hip dysplasia does your right hip compensate by turning out to make the hips more symmetrical?

Maybe: I am not aware of any medical studies which confirm what you have described, however I do know that everyone's body is different, and it may be that your individual body does compensate in that way. I would certainly consider seeing a physician to evaluate whether there is any underlying right hip pathology to explain what you are seeing/experiencing. ...Read more

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Mild hip dysplasia.In severe pain.Hip clicks with every step I take (painful). Will periacetabular osteotomy stop hip from clicking and being painful?

Hip pain: This is a surgical procedure - while this is done in the hope of improving function and reducing or eliminating pain- surgery is never 100% - you are always taking a risk. Have you looked into regenerative procedures in conjunction - using stem cells from your bone marrow and PRP> ...Read more

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What is hip dysplasia?

What is hip dysplasia?

Hip can slip out: For reasons unclear some infants are born with a loosness about the hip joint that permits the big ball of the upper leg to slip out of the cup like socket. Drs check for this at birth & well checkups.After 3 mo the ligaments tighten & detection is harder.Some are picked up as walking starts. Tight swaddeling with legs extended may incerase risk & girls & breach babies have higher risk. ...Read more

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Hip dysplasia im 44 can it be cured?

Hip dysplasia im 44 can it be cured?

Need to define cured: The severity of hip dysplasia will determine the prognosis of the disease. Mild cases often need little to no treatment. Moderate to severe cases will often lead to the need for total hip replacement surgery. Consult with an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in complex hip replacement for further information. ...Read more

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What could cause hip dysplasia as a child?

What could cause hip dysplasia as a child?

Developmental: Mostly it is genetic but can be affected by position in utero. Muscle imbalances from things like cerebral palsy also play a role. ...Read more

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I have hip dysplasia what do you recommend?

Orthopaedic exam: Hip dysplasia refers to a misshapened hip and can be the source of pain and poor hip function. An orthopaedic evaluation is indicated and will likely include a thorough examination and review of imaging studies like X-rays or other advanced imaging modalities (MRI) ...Read more

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I have hip dysplasia im 44 can it be cured?

It cannot be cured : But it can be treated with treatment based on degree of symptoms and degree of dysplasia along with any degenerative issues. See an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment options ...Read more

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Why are there varying degrees of hip dysplasia?

Why are there varying degrees of hip dysplasia?

Hip dysplasia: It depends on the way the socket and the ball of the joint were formed. Some have more of a normal joint architecture whereas others have significantly damaged joint. Why? -- no definite answer. Genes? Other factors during fetal development? ...Read more

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What to do about hip dysplasia in german shepherds?

What to do about hip dysplasia in german shepherds?

Stem Cell therapy: has been used for years in horses with good success, check it out for your dog. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are symptoms of hip dysplasia in humens?

I was wondering what are symptoms of hip dysplasia in humens?

No sensation to pain: Hip dysplasia means the hip is not fully seated within the hip socket. This increases your risk of hip joint breakdown and injury. You may have this condition and never know about it or it can eventually lead to severe arthritis and pain. ...Read more

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How common is it for an adult to have unilateral hip dysplasia?

How common is it for an adult to have unilateral hip dysplasia?

Uncommon in males: Most commonly cn in famales & usually the sleft hip, but it is much less common now 4 some reason. As a resident we had a day set aside for a hip dysplasia clinic it was so common. As my practice matured over the years i saw fewer & fewer. & in the last 20 years i saw none. As u c common in females & it runs in families but not genetic & follows the maternal side. No good image 2 post. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with hip dysplasia, what do you recommend?

I was recently diagnosed with hip dysplasia, what do you recommend?

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

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I have hip dysplasia and i am 41 years old what can i take for the pain?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen or similar NSAID would be the best option for hip dysplasia w/ secondary osteoarthritis pain. Occassionally if one NSAID is not helpful your treating physician may try a different one.( not @ the same time). Narcotic pain medication is NOT a good option. Best of Luck. ...Read more