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... may I just call you Linda? ... (607 replies)
... Wigs!!! Good to see you again! Been wondering where you were and how you are doing! I am soooo glad to see you have made some big progress. It is so encouraging when you can start to do things again. ... (607 replies)
... I am 36 and just had my replacement done exactly one week ago today and I understand the pain you describe. I too have hip dysplasia and I had the surgeries for it as a kid which was to help and I guess it did but the inevitability that I would need the replacement rang true. ... (9 replies)

... Knee Replacement. There are only two threads in the list. I'm going to try to put a favorite there so I can get to it easier too... it's a real pain. ... (607 replies)
... You wore out your hip joint with running marathons, and now you are risking your replacement by doing more running? ... (19 replies)
... It is worth its weight in gold and you know the price of gold these days. Being able to sit on the bed and put on your socks and shoes yourself will give you much greater independence and take a load off the rest of the family. And if you live alone, you HAVE to have dressing aids. ... (4 replies)
... your age, condition, what kind of surgery you are having, the layout of your living quarters, etc. I can tell you what I used. ... (143 replies)
... exactly. I'm sorry you were left with the uneveness in the leg lengths. But as you can see from this board, you can get lifts which help tremendously. I was fortunate and both legs are the same. The foot however on the THR leg turns inward some. ... (607 replies)
... Hello everyone... I've been gone for quite some time and wanted to update you all. I've been doing pretty good but just couldn't lose the limp and the pain in the joint. ... (78 replies)
... I still can't imagine bilateral. Are you having the small incision or the standard incision? ... (607 replies)
... er. There are so many variables to consider. Factors in the equation include your fittness, SKILL OF SURGEON, frame of mind, type of prosthetic. Then it is up to you and your surgeon as to what you want to do with your new hips. That said, I can only tell you how my THR worked. ... (8 replies)
... er get pain anywhere near the groin. Mine is more of an achy feeling at the top of my thigh in the back and outside. Occasionally my leg feels like it is a dead weight that I can barely lift to step. It is much harder to control the closer together my legs are. ... (607 replies)
... You can bend over just a little bit but not that much at first. Your hip surgeon will inform you at post op exams when you can bend all the way down. That will take some time and I suppose differs for each person. ... (17 replies)
... high. So I might need a little step stool. I have a wide, solid wooden stool. Good stability. However, it is so comfortable. Molds right to me, my hip and all. So no spaces, bumps... ... (17 replies)
... The first thing that come to mind is yes, you 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. ... (10 replies)
... ery. Very important for him to get that prosthetic moving as quickly as possible to increase range of motion. Whether your dad goes to a rehab inpatient facility after the hospital or straight home, just keep motivating him to work at the rehab. ... (56 replies)
... R on my right hip. I have perthes, and had hoped to hold out as long as possible before getting this done, but I've come to the conclusion that now's the time. I can barely walk up stairs, and getting into a car is quite a chore. ... (4 replies)
THR Surprises
Nov 9, 2008
... I had a total hip replacement 5 weeks ago. I had an excellent surgeon, and I no longer have any pain in my hip. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you for your informative post. ... (5 replies)

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