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!
Help support The International Hip Dysplasia Institute and its mission of reducing the physical, social, and economic burden for children and adults affected by neonatal hip instability and developmental dysplasia of the hip by making a donation to the IHDI.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 4th Annual Miles4Hips Day of Movement this past Saturday. While the official Day of Movement has passed, the joy of a virtual event is that movement can happen anywhere and at anytime, and it is not too late to show us your moves! Make sure to send pictures and videos of your movement activities by Friday, October 28th to have them included in our annual video which highlights how our community is moving ALL over the world!!!!
The Day of Movement is this Saturday, October 22! Go for a hike, go for a run, push a stroller, roll in a wheelchair, crutch up the block, hit up the playground, get on a bike, have a dance party, do some gardening, or get in some physical therapy. Every movement counts!!! Go out and spread awareness!!!
Let us know how you moved by tagging us on social media @miles4hips. I you would like to be in our video send you pics and videos from this weekend to miles4hips @gmail.com!
Need some inspiration? Check out our video from our 1st Day of Movement in 2019.
Dr. Sankar joined Miles4Hips Board Member, Ashley Spalla, for our next interview. Dr. Sankar is the Director of the Young Adult Hip Preservation Program and heads up the Hip Disorders Program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He also serves on the medical advisory board for the International Hip Dysplasia Institute and is passionate about hip dysplasia clinical care, research, and advocacy. Dr. Sankar shares his unconventional educational journey to medicine, how he developed a passion for treating children and young adults with complex hip conditions, and the how he has seen hip dysplasia care evolve during his career.