Self-Management Videos

Alexa Duckworth Briggs, an adult hip dysplasia patient, sports massage therapist, and running coach in the UK shares many strategies for managing hip dysplasia.

Alexa shares tips for keeping upper back, hands, and wrists healthy and pain-free while using crutches and other assistive devices
Alexa shares self-massage techniques for hip muscles that are often sore in people with hip dysplasia before or after hip surgery
Alexa shares soft tissue release strategies for the “posterior chain” muscles which include the glutes, hamstrings, and calf muscles
Alexa shares some tips for gently stretching muscles that are frequently tight in patients with hip dysplasia before and after surgery
Alexa shares tips for scar massage after hip surgery

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