Our mission is to improve hip care and outcomes for patients with hip dysplasia through groundbreaking research. 


Welcome to our community! 

We are a group of families, hip health experts and researchers dedicated to learning more about hip dysplasia, its causes, and the most effective treatments. 

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  • Hip dysplasia affects 1 in every 100 babies, more frequently in girls.
  • It is the underlying cause in 1 out of every 4 hip replacements under age 50.
  • The good news is that hip dysplasia is often easily treated, if detected early!

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VicHip is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care under the Medical Research Future Fund grant 2015989.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands on which we work and pay our respect to their Elders, past, present and emerging.