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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Ultrasound: Infant Hip

Doctors order a hip ultrasound when they suspect a problem called developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH).

X-Ray Exam: Hip

A hip X-ray can help find the cause of symptoms such as limping, pain, tenderness, swelling, or deformity in the hip area. It can detect broken bones or a dislocated joint.

X-Ray Exam: Pelvis

A pelvis X-ray can help find the cause pain, swelling, or deformity in the pelvic, hip, or upper leg regions, and can detect broken bones.