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... If it is your right hip, you will need to be healed enough to use the brake and gas pedals. Ask your hip surgeon about when he thinks you can drive, when you go to your frirst post op checkup. ... (3 replies)
... when can i drive after hip replacement (3 replies)
... My doctor let me drive starting week 5 after right hip surgery. I drove short distances at first then week 6, when I went back to work, I tackled the freeway. Like Shirley, my hip was sensitive for a few times, but I quickly adjusted. ... (3 replies)

... I have waited 3 months to drive at the request of my sergeon, my hip is still stiff and driving is ok but does not feel normal yet. ... (3 replies)
Hip replacement
Sep 7, 2008
... Hi. There are lots of people who have had hip replacements on this site. ... (1 replies)
... Four weeks ago I had a total hip replacement right hip. I will be 55 on Christmas day. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks for the warning about not making the bed. The darn bed is just going to be left open all the time! I have no intention of jeopardizing my recovery for the sake of neatness! ... (12 replies)
... incision surgery in December. I would recommend it as no muscle were cut. I do still have some muscle pain but I thing that comes from distrubing the muscles and because some of my muscle were very week. I could recommend my surgeon but he is in Paradise, Ca. ... (607 replies)
... I will be having a hip replacement in two weeks and am wondering approximately how long it will be before i can safely drive again. Also, just how bad is the pain afterwards? ... (7 replies)
... The Dr. suggested 6 weeks but I live less than a 3 miles from my job so I guess that made a difference. I didn't abuse the driving at all, kept local for at least 6 weeks and then slowly extended myself driving. ... (7 replies)
... hours. I didn't wake up until I got to my room. They have a catheter in you, so you don't need to get to a bathroom until they take it out. I think that was the second or third day. I had general anesthesia and an epidural. ... (607 replies)
... Thanks, I took all the posts about PT really serious. If the pt said do 10 repetitions three times a day then I would do 20 six times a day. One thing that I noticed was pain that ran straight across the crease in the front of my hip. I've had that pain for 2 years and could not lift my leg holding it straight. ... (607 replies)
... I followed the advice on this forum and had my right hip replaced exactly 6 weeks ago. ... (0 replies)
... I've had both hips replaced and can comfortably drive or ride in most anything that isn't too small and cramped and doesn't require me to put my knees under my chin! ... (5 replies)
... I just read in another thread a reminder of not bending over for 6 weeks after surgery. It has prompted this question. I guess I should ask the PT, but I'd also like input from folks who have been there. ... (12 replies)
... out as a pasenger, not driving yet, I see the Doc in 5 weeks. ... (607 replies)
... So glad to pass on what I learned during my recoveries from the two hip replacements. ... (12 replies)
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... So glad to hear from you so soon after your hip replacement! Congratulations on being on Tylenol already. That means you can drive unless it is your right hip and even then you could drive if it doesn't cause you pain. ... (18 replies)
Hip Replacement
May 4, 2013
... Today I am 1 week 6 days post Hip Replacement. ... (2 replies)




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