Hip Preservation Resources

International Hip Dysplasia Institute
The International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) is a collaborative, international, not-for-profit effort to improve the health and quality of life of those affected by hip dysplasia.


International Perthes Study Group
A group of 45 plus pediatric orthopaedic surgeons and researchers with a common goal of advancing knowledge and care of patients with Perthes disease. They seek to provide current, objective information to patients and their families and the medical community.


Hope the Hip Hippo
The animated story of a fun loving hippo's journey with hip dysplasia. Her hope is that her story will help kids not be afraid to have hip dysplasia.


Hip Preservation Surgery for Adult Hip Dysplasia
Surgery to restore the shape of the joint is currently more common on the hip socket side with a procedure, called a PAO.