Miles4Hips is a patient-driven, collaborative initiative between individuals affected by hip dysplasia and the International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI). The IHDI is the global leader in educational, research, and technological initiatives aimed at prevention, early diagnosis, and innovative treatment options to minimize the long-term impacts of hip dysplasia for infants, children, adolescents, and adults. We are dedicated to raising awareness of adolescent and adult hip dysplasia, supporting the efforts of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI), providing information and resources for the adolescent and adult hip dysplasia community, and promoting the enjoyment of movement and miles in all people for healthy hips and minds.

Miles4Hips is a patient-driven, collaborative initiative between individuals affected by hip dysplasia and the International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI). Read more about our mission, vision and goals.

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  • IHDI Podcast: Chad Price, the IHDI and the Buchelsberger Thesis

    Join Dr. Pablo Castañeda in this week’s podcast episode as he chats with a personal hero: the brilliant Dr. Chad Price, the driving force behind the International Hip Dysplasia Institute. They dive into the fascinating Buchelberger thesis, unraveling its insights into the development of the human hip joint and beyond. Don’t miss this engaging conversation!

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  • Apply to be a 2024 Junior Board Member

    Are you passionate about hip dysplasia awareness and wanting to support hip dysplasia community?  Miles4Hips is looking for a Junior Board Member to join our team for 2024! This is a volunteer position and requires a 12-month commitment. Roles and responsibilities will include: Skills/Requirements: Questions? Please email us at miles4hips@gmail.com for more information. Applications are […]

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  • New Podcast!

    The International Hip Dysplasia Institute has started a Podcast! In this first episode Pablo Castañeda talks with Pooya Hosseinzadeh and Scott Rosenfeld about a study they published looking at the development of the acetabulum after a closed or open reduction for infants with developmental dislocation of the hip.

    Read More


  • Physical Therapy 101

    Whether you are looking to manage your hip dysplasia conservatively or surgically, a physical therapist (PT) can be an extremely valuable member of your medical care team. Here are answers to common questions and some tips to get the most out of your physical therapy experience.

    Read More


  • Nutrition and Prehabilitation

    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. This information is meant for informational […]

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  • Miles4Hips Champion – Erika

    Meet Miles4Hips Champion Erika! Erika is fundraising for the International Hip Dysplasia Institute this holiday season. Read her story and make a donation to the International Hip Dysplasia Institute!

    Read More


  • Team Harper Jade Fundraising Event!

    If you are in the Cleveland area join Team Harper Jade for the Merry Swiftmas Fundraiser for the International Hip Dysplasia Institute, Workout and Shopping event at Athleta in Crocker Park!

    Read More


  • What’s With All the Angles?

    LCEA? Tonnis Angle? Version? Alpha Angle? Have you wondered what’s with all the angles? Hip dysplasia experts may order a variety of special imaging and tests to help determine the best treatment for a patient.  These are some of the most common measurements associated with the evaluation of hip dysplasia. 

    Read More


  • Understanding Adult Hip Dysplasia

    The International Hip Dysplasia Institute is a great resource for learning more about hip dysplasia, and there is a section on their website dedicated to adult hip dysplasia. Visit their website to learn more about:– Causes of Hip Dysplasia– Diagnosis– Treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical– And More!

    Read More


  • The 5 W’s of Second Opinions

    So, you think you should get a second opinion about your hip. What does that even mean? Why seek another opinion? Who should you see? Where do you choose to go? When should you seek another opinion? How do you make it happen? Read on to have your questions answered!

    Read More


Latest News

  • IHDI Podcast: Chad Price, the IHDI and the Buchelsberger Thesis

    Join Dr. Pablo Castañeda in this week’s podcast episode as he chats with a personal hero: the brilliant Dr. Chad Price, the driving force behind the International Hip Dysplasia Institute. They dive into the fascinating Buchelberger thesis, unraveling its insights into the development of the human hip joint and beyond. Don’t miss this engaging conversation!

    Read More


  • Apply to be a 2024 Junior Board Member

    Are you passionate about hip dysplasia awareness and wanting to support hip dysplasia community?  Miles4Hips is looking for a Junior Board Member to join our team for 2024! This is a volunteer position and requires a 12-month commitment. Roles and responsibilities will include: Skills/Requirements: Questions? Please email us at miles4hips@gmail.com for more information. Applications are […]

    Read More


  • New Podcast!

    The International Hip Dysplasia Institute has started a Podcast! In this first episode Pablo Castañeda talks with Pooya Hosseinzadeh and Scott Rosenfeld about a study they published looking at the development of the acetabulum after a closed or open reduction for infants with developmental dislocation of the hip.

    Read More


  • Physical Therapy 101

    Whether you are looking to manage your hip dysplasia conservatively or surgically, a physical therapist (PT) can be an extremely valuable member of your medical care team. Here are answers to common questions and some tips to get the most out of your physical therapy experience.

    Read More


  • Nutrition and Prehabilitation

    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. This information is meant for informational […]

    Read More


  • Miles4Hips Champion – Erika

    Meet Miles4Hips Champion Erika! Erika is fundraising for the International Hip Dysplasia Institute this holiday season. Read her story and make a donation to the International Hip Dysplasia Institute!

    Read More


  • Team Harper Jade Fundraising Event!

    If you are in the Cleveland area join Team Harper Jade for the Merry Swiftmas Fundraiser for the International Hip Dysplasia Institute, Workout and Shopping event at Athleta in Crocker Park!

    Read More


  • What’s With All the Angles?

    LCEA? Tonnis Angle? Version? Alpha Angle? Have you wondered what’s with all the angles? Hip dysplasia experts may order a variety of special imaging and tests to help determine the best treatment for a patient.  These are some of the most common measurements associated with the evaluation of hip dysplasia. 

    Read More


  • Understanding Adult Hip Dysplasia

    The International Hip Dysplasia Institute is a great resource for learning more about hip dysplasia, and there is a section on their website dedicated to adult hip dysplasia. Visit their website to learn more about:– Causes of Hip Dysplasia– Diagnosis– Treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical– And More!

    Read More


  • The 5 W’s of Second Opinions

    So, you think you should get a second opinion about your hip. What does that even mean? Why seek another opinion? Who should you see? Where do you choose to go? When should you seek another opinion? How do you make it happen? Read on to have your questions answered!

    Read More