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Babies with Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) often need to wear a special brace (medically called an orthosis). The Denis Browne bar (DB bar) is one type of brace used to treat DDH. See also our fact sheet
Denis Browne Bar for DDH.
This presentation shows a baby being fitted with a DB bar, and demonstrates how you can put the DB bar on your own baby. It also shows how to give your baby a sponge bath, and the daily checks you should do to ensure the DB bar is fitting properly.
Developed by The Royal Children's Hospital Orthotic and Prosthetic unit and Creative Studio. We acknowledge the input of RCH consumers and carers.
Reviewed June 2018.
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