Module 1

Module 1

Hip Anatomy

Have you ever walked out of the doctor’s office with more questions than you went in with? Do you ever find yourself getting overwhelmed every time you hear anatomical terms? “The (fill in the blank) is in the wrong position?” Huh??? If you’ve ever felt frustrated or like you don’t even know where to begin; start here and let us teach you about hip anatomy.

  • Learn why understanding anatomy is important.

  • Finally understand the basic anatomy of the hip.

  • Understand the different anatomical ways hip dysplasia affects the hip.

*This module forms the foundation of the entire course.

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Module 2

Module 2

What is Hip Dysplasia?

You’ve heard the words “hip dysplasia” and done countless Google searches. There’s a lot of information out there, and you’ve been down the rabbit hole. Now that you have an idea about what this diagnosis is, let us help you dive deeper so you can start asking the right questions.

  • Learn what hip dysplasia is, defining dysplasia so you understand it.

  • We’ll talk about what causes hip dysplasia.

  • Find out how common this diagnosis is.

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Module 3

Module 3

Risk Factors

You’ve heard about risk factors but what are they? Does having risk factors mean you’ll get hip dysplasia? Help put your mind at rest as we answer these questions and review the following:

  • How common is hip dysplasia?

  • What are the risk factors?

  • What happens if you do/don’t have any risk factors?

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Module 4

Module 4

Signs and Symptoms

Ever ask yourself, “What does hip dysplasia look like?”. In this module we will explore the things you might have noticed with your child or in yourself. In this module topics include:

  • What signs and symptoms are

  • The signs and symptoms of hip dysplasia

  • How hip dysplasia is diagnosed

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Module 5

Module 5

Treatments

Now that you have a deeper understanding of hip anatomy, what hip dysplasia is, risk factors, and signs and symptoms; it’s time to start talking about treatments. In this module we will review:

  • Treatments according to age

  • The different types of treatments for hip dysplasia

  • Bracing and casting types

  • Why treatment timelines are so important

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Module 6

Module 6

Recovery Outlook

By now you know that every patient is different, and so is their recovery. We’ve explored potential treatment options, now it’s time to start thinking about the recovery process. In this module we will talk about:

  • What recovery can look like

  • Potential challenges

  • Post-op visits and follow-ups

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Bonuses

Bonuses

Enjoy These Extras:

We want you to get the most out of this course! From our HD101 Workbook to worksheets, checklist and more; we’ve included some incredible bonuses carefully and thoughtfully created with parents and patients in mind. Bonuses include:

  • The Hip Dysplasia 101 Workbook with a helpful glossary and colorful illustrations. Use it to take notes, or bring with you to doctors appointments.

  • Treatment Timelines, Team and Plan Worksheets

  • Helpful Checklists

  • An Appointment Script

  • A Resource List

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Karen Townsend, RN