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An Ounce of Prevention

The condition of DDH is preventable if diagnosed when the patient is a baby. The correction is as simple as triple diapering for a number of months. This keeps the hip in the socket and in the proper alignment. We are always educating the community of doctors, midwives and families. Today, a mother came to have her baby checked to make sure she is ok. The baby has been x-rayed and followed by a local doctor.

X-rays show that the alignment is acceptable

X-rays show that the alignment is acceptable

After an examination, Dr Bob has advised the mother to continue to triple diaper and report back again next year. But the outcome looks good for a future without any probability for surgery.

Examination

Examination

A happy outcome

A happy outcome

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