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Dawn Downes Shares Her Baby Daughter’s DDH Success Story

Dawn Downes Shares Her Baby Daughter’s DDH Success Story

Hi everyone I wanted to share my story as I know many of on will be feeling exactly how I did, constant worry for your little one and nervous about procedures not working and how they adapt in cast / brace!

Well my baby girl had closed reduction at 8 half months due to a fully dislocated left hip with no formed socket! It was detected at her 6 week scan due to being breech.

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Brave Young Woman Fights Hip Dysplasia with HipHop 5K 2014

Brave Young Woman Fights Hip Dysplasia with HipHop 5K 2014

An article in the Taunton Daily Gazette by Susan Parkou talks about the fact that the challenge of running the Aug. 23 Hip Hop 5K to benefit hip disease is nothing compared to the obstacles faced by the race’s founder every day.

Brave young woman ,Easton resident Emily Cioffi, who suffers from long-term hip dysplasia, keeps mobile by wearing a foot-to-hip brace and getting around on crutches.

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