Hip Dysplasia Treatment in Mumbai

In India, many people suffer from hip problems. Usually, such problems are caused due to old age. But they may also be caused due to accidents or a forceful impact or some other cause. Hips are an essential and necessary part of our body. Any disease or deformity in the hips can be very painful and may require lots of effort to get back to normalcy.

Sometimes there may be more than one treatment for a hip problem. For example, alternatives to hip replacement for osteoarthritis.

Hip Dysplasia is another major hip issue faced by thousands of individuals.

For such problems, we should always consult a doctor and get treatment before it worsens. Dr Niraj Vora is considered to be the best hip surgeon in India who has helped many people to overcome issues related to hip dysplasia.

What is Hip Dysplasia?

Hip Dysplasia is mainly associated with small children or babies. In Hip Dysplasia, the ball and socket join in not properly formed. It is also called congenital dislocation of the hip.

In this disorder, the hip joint is very loose and the femur may come out of its place. It is more common in the left hip but may be formed in one or two hips. It is also seen to be common in females.

What are its Signs and Symptoms?

The signs and symptoms for Hip Dysplasia include:

  • Difficulty in Movement
  • Difficulty in walking
  • One leg is longer than the other
  • Child walks limping
  • Osteoarthritis
  • The hip joint is loose
  • The hip causes a lot of pain
  • There may also be groin pain
  • Less flexibility of one hip

What are its Causes?

  • The child may be born with it
  • The joints and the tissues are not formed properly
  • Overcrowding in the womb: first pregnancy or the baby is large or breech presentation
  • Genetic or hereditary

How is it treated?

  • Soft brace for infants
  • For babies older than 6 months – full-body cast; sometimes surgery may be needed
  • Correction of the hip socket
  • Older people – Hip replacement surgery
  • Periacetabular osteotomy
  • Physical Therapy – strengthen joints, increase flexibility
  • Surgeries like arthroscopy

For surgery or replacement please consult a hip replacement specialist like Dr Niraj Vora. Braces are most preferred for babies under 6 months old. The braces hold the joint in its place. After the baby grows more than 6 months a brace cannot be used.

If hip dysplasia is not treated early, it may lead to moving problems, osteoarthritis and cause a lot of pain. When diagnosed and treated early, children don’t need surgery. After the birth of the child, the newborn baby is checked for any disorders or diseases including Hip Dysplasia.

Dr. Niraj Vora is a well known orthopaedic specialist in Mumbai. He is also a joint replacement surgeon. He has also been number 1 on the ‘Top Doctors in Mumbai’ list. He majorly deals with knee and hip replacement. He has trained and worked a lot in the UK and Mumbai and has also performed more than 3,500 joint replacements surgeries.

For Hip Dysplasia or other hip problems, you can visit Dr Niraj Vora Mumbai. You can also contact him through his website.