Going the Extra Mile for Hip Dysplasia
Our Stories – Infant, Child, and Family Stories
Gemma and Michaela
Gemma tells the story of her family’s and her daughter’s Michaela’s treatment of hip dysplasia as a babies.
Ryan’s family shares the story of her late diagnosis as a toddler. Team Ryan participated our 2021 Day of Movement and they hope to raise awareness so that other brave kids don’t need to endure the same late diagnosis and treatments.
Audrey’s Mom, Whitney, shares their family’s story about their joyful and fearless daughter, who experienced a late hip dysplasia diagnosis and talks about how they negotiated her treatment and recovery.
Leah’s Mom shares the story of her remarkable daughter who has been battling hip dysplasia and multiple interventions since birth and continues to smile through it all!
Emily and Annabelle
Emily and Annabelle’s StoryEmily and Annabelle’s family shares their story of how hip dysplasia has affected their lives across generations. They share how they have used their experience to effect change in screening practices in their pediatrician’s office.
Lenox, a hip dysplasia patient and advocate, shares how early diagnosis and treatment in infancy (and some miracles along the way) have allowed her to enjoy healthy hips.
Toby’s Mom, April, shares her experience as a parent helping her child through his hip dysplasia diagnosis and femoral osteotomy surgery.
Jeanna shares her experience as the Mom of a child with a late diagnosis of hip dysplasia, as well as the blog she has written to support other parents going through this experience.
Olivia’s Mom, Angela, was the designer of our 2019 “Hope for Hips” Day of Movement tee shirts. Read her story about their hip dysplasia journey here.
Sarah and Hannah
Sarah shares her story of supporting her baby, Hannah, through hip dysplasia while finding out about her OWN hip dysplasia diagnosis.
Addie’s Mom, Karrie, shares about her daughter’s recent hip dysplasia diagnosis and how she is gaining motor skills and rocking the brace life!
Henry’s Mom, Monique, shares about her son’s bilateral hip dysplasia diagnosis. He has undergone bracing, traction, and surgeries in his early life and never seems to stop smiling in spite of it all.