Born in 1989, Ron’s daughter Caitlin,was diagnosed with chromosome damage resulting in severe developmental delay. One of her many issues was an under developed right hip joint socket, needing treatment to re-align the ball and socket and immobilise hip movement until growth would allow proper ball and socket placement.
Looking through the internet I wanted to bring you information from actual parents who have been through having a child with hip dysplasia. Here is one I found with advice on what to expect (and how to cope) when your child with congenital hip dysplasia is placed in a spica cast.
Do you find walking easy? Well it isn’t for some and this includes children with Hip Dysplasia Imagine being a parent watching your precious child having to experience the trauma of being operated on many times to have their Spica Cast cut off and replaced while they undergo treatment for the condition.