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... sorry to hear your having a hip replacement at such a young age it sucks..BUT if your in pain it will be the best thing that u will ever do.. ... (32 replies)
... My reaction is that the longer you can delay your business trip to Japan, the better. ... (1 replies)
... Hi. I just scheduled my hip replacement surgery for August 4. And, then was entertained by a coworker with a gruesome story of a relative who had an infection from another injury result in horrific problems with a jointreplacement. ... (10 replies)

Hip Replacement
Jul 19, 2006
... Whether you go for a THR or a resurfacing is up to you, but my firm belief is that resurfacing is a better option for a first operation. It preserves the femoral bone, and all studies show that resurfaced patients have better activity levels than those with THRs. ... (5 replies)
... u will have to make some changes in your life. Yes you could in theory keep jumping around the stage and do high impact sports BUT it will lessen the life of the hip itself. Hips today can last as long as 20 years if you have a good surgeon utilizing the newest techniques. ... (10 replies)
... As far as traveling goes, you should be fine. Maybe it would be good to wait another month or two and see how much more you can do before deciding for sure. The worst part of a long trip like that will be sitting for so long on the airplane. You will have to get up alot and walk around. ... (607 replies)
Hip replacement
Jun 28, 2010
... So glad to hear that you are feeling great about your new hip and going to travel overseas. That is a good sign that all is well! ... (8 replies)
... The UTI stands for urinary tract infection. From what I understand, this stuff and other infections like teeth, etc. can be very serious with THRs cuz the bacteria or whatever can travel to the replaced joint. ... (18 replies)
... Roberto, I live in Australia and had both my hips resurfaced last December. I agree with Karen. Look into resurfacing, and do not be talked out of it by a surgeon who does not do the operation. Being a male of 48 and with aims of leading an active life, you are a prime candidate for resurfacing. ... (13 replies)
... well, what a MOST POSITIVE message.!!!! And you just answered a question of mine...I always wondered if you can have both hips done at the same time...apparently so! I was told by a nurse friend of mine that they don't do that. ... (78 replies)
... At your age you should be a prime candidate for resurfacing. The procedure was developed for younger more active persons who would likely wear out a traditional hip replacement. It has been very successful. ... (9 replies)
... I have been on vacation in Hampton Virginia. I visited with two of my three brothers and my mom and uncle. It was great! It was good to see my family again. ... (607 replies)
... My thoughts are with you!! There does seem to be a very common experience that hip pain can be controlled for quite a lengthy period, and then suddenly goes downhill rapidly. At that point there is nothing that can be done except to schedule surgery asap. ... (78 replies)
... Wigs, I will be thinking of you this week and wishing you the very best of luck. I am a little envious that you are getting this overwith sooner than me, but I will be not far behind you. My surgery is May 23rd, 3 weeks and counting! You will have to get on your computer asap to let us know how you are doing!! ... (607 replies)
Sep 12, 2006
... Unfortunately, neither can be cured, although the progression of RA can be slowed by medication. Surgery is the only answer. ... (8 replies)

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