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Re: Hips Dislocated

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  • Brian/Donna
    Hi, Don t know if this will help or not, but the HipBaby Yahoo Group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Hipbaby/ helped me a lot when my daughter went through hip
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 8, 2007
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      Hi,
      Don't know if this will help or not, but the HipBaby Yahoo Group
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Hipbaby/ helped me a lot when my
      daughter went through hip surgery. Of course, most of those children
      don't have AMC, but there might be some good info they can share.
      Donna

      --- In avenues2@yahoogroups.com, "s_rudder" <s_rudder@...> wrote:
      >
      > I have a 6 month old daughter diagnosed with arthrogryposis. Both
      of
      > her hips are dislocated and the doctors (Kansas City Childrens
      Mercy &
      > St. Louis Shriners) are telling me that this is ok.....that it will
      not
      > hinder her walking. They also have told me that surgery could make
      the
      > joint stiffer and possibly make it impossible for her to walk. I
      have
      > researched this topic and found many different things. My hope is
      to
      > find someone else who has actually experienced this or going
      through
      > the same thing with a child. Please let me know your
      > situation/outcome.
      >
      > My daughter also has torticollus, vertical talus (surgery scheduled
      in
      > two weeks for correction after 4 months of casting), and scoliosis
      (20
      > degree curve), if anyone has any experiences with any of these
      > diagnosis I would also love to hear from you and what you are
      > experiencing.
      >
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