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The Feldenkrais® Method as it Relates to Hip Dysplasia in Infants

Medical doctors mostly refer to hip dysplasia as DDH for developmental dysplasia of the hip. Earlier terminology was congenital dysplasia of the hip (CDH).[1] Generally it is a condition where the top of the thighbone does not fit properly in the hip socket or is unstable, dislocating to greater or lesser degrees.  DDH covers a wide…

Precautions and Correct Handling for Infantile Hip Dysplasia

What exactly is hip dysplasia? As the name suggests, it’s a deformation or a misalignment of the hip joint. The cup-like-formed acetabulum of the pelvis (also called the hip socket) and the round femoral head facilitate the movement of the legs. Both are covered with cartilage and a layer of fluid, which ensure a frictionless…

Facing in? Facing out? A Science-Based View on Baby Carrying Positions

Jump to a Section: Need for Brain Stimulation Three Stages of Baby Development Front Inward Facing Position Front Outward Facing Position Switching from Front Outward Facing Position Frog-Leg Position Front Inward Facing Vs Front Outward Facing Back Carry We will describe some of the aspects of how a baby develops in the first year that…

Positional Plagiocephaly

Excerpted from Plagiocephaly.org Kevin M. Kelly, Ph.D. Web Master What is Plagiocephaly (pla’je-o-sef’ah-le) It literally means ‘oblique head’ (from the Greek: plagio = oblique, and cephale = head). You may have noticed that your baby’s head is developing an unusual shape. If so, to evaluate your infant’s head shape, view the head from various angles:…

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