Pavlik harness

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Learn how to care for your baby and use the Pavlik harness orthosis.

Key points

  • The Pavlik harness is an orthosis to help correct developmental dysplasia of the hip by supporting your baby's hip joints in the correct position.
  • The harness will be adjusted as your baby grows. Watch your baby for signs of skin irritation or a trapped nerve (femoral nerve palsy).
  • If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Baby Hip Clinic team.
Last updated: October 17th 2022