Allison’s hip dysplasia was treated in childhood and again in her adult years, but it has never slowed her down. She now walks to raise awareness and shares her faith and passion to support children and families navigating this diagnosis.
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We would like to cheer Eric on as he runs his first marathon of 2023 to raise hip dysplasia awareness this weekend!
Parker’s father, Eric, is thrilled that his baby girl’s hip dysplasia was caught shortly after birth. She is currently brace-free and is enjoying some happy, healthy hips! Inspired by his daughter’s journey, Eric will be running THREE marathons in 2023 and is using his running to raise awareness about hip dysplasia and to support the IHDI!
Do you have questions about nutrition and its role in surgery recovery?
Check out our great resource on nutrition written by Claire, who is a physiotherapist in the UK. She goes over nutrition basics, the effects of surgery on our body, and some recommendations to help prepare and recover from surgery.
Dr. Salil Upasani joins Miles4Hips Board Member Ashley Spalla for an interview discussing hip dysplasia, treatments and advances that may be coming in the future.
Dr. Salil Upasani is director of the International Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Hip Disorders at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and an associate clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He also serves as an IHDI Medical Advisory Board Member.
Kyle’s hip dysplasia journey started over a decade ago, But now, in his mid 30s, he is recovering well from PAO surgery and is looking forward to many years of keeping up with his ice hockey playing son!