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International Hip Dysplasia Institute

 Hip Dysplasia
Hospital for Special Surgery

Hip Hip Hooray
Raising Awareness for Hip Dysplasia


Support Groups

Hip Chicks
Hip Dysplasia and Impingement support group

Periacetabular Osteotomy
Facebook support group (closed group: ask to join)

Peaceful Painiacs
Facebook support group (closed group: ask to join)


A Guide for Adults with Hip Dysplasia: A Patient’s Guide
Dr. Sophie West and Denise Sutherland

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster with Relaxation and
Quick Start CD: A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques

Onward! Navigating Hip Dysplasia, PAO Surgery, and Beyond
Edited by Jen-Lesea Ames

Cast Life: A Parent’s Guide to DDH: Developmental Dysplasia
of the Hip Explained
Natalie Trice (foreword by Professor M.N.P Clark)

PAO Blogs

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Hip2bHippy: A Mind, Body & Soul Journey with Hip Dysplasia & PAO Surgery: Jen Lesea-Ames

Juicey Blogsack: Juicey Dyke

myhipstory: Rachel Heller

My PAO Voyage: Colleen Lammers

Hip-y Chick: Danielle Gallant

Hip Dyspalsia, Dance and Me!: Daniella Leigh Whittaker

One Hip Mama’s Drama: Sue Gombis

 My Hip Dysplasia/PAO Story: Julie Barnes Gonzalez
A Mother’s Hip Story: Katie Saville

Other Resources

♦ Hippy Self-Care Guide: Click on the following image
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♦ Perspective on the PAO Journey and the PAO Facebook Group: Click on the following image
Peaceful Painiac the Podcast: Click on the following image
Podcast: Shelly Jackson in Conversation with Jen Lesea-Ames: Painiac Podcast #13