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... Hey there fellow hipsters! I have read that driving after hip replacement of the left hip is relatively fast and this seems obvious because the leg just kinds of lays there with an automatic, but can anyone tell me how long for a stick shift? ... (0 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... as use a cushion because of the bucket seat.The cushion gave me more support and the angle of my leg downward was much more comfortable.I still use a cushion for driving because I can't stand sitting so low. I also use a pillow at the computer. I still like that extra support. ... (607 replies)
... Four weeks ago I had a total hip replacement right hip. I will be 55 on Christmas day. ... (13 replies)
... s before driving. My physical therapist and I agreed "when it wasn't uncomfortable." I started this last week at the end of my 3rd week, and I have a very long driving commute. I didn't have any pain except getting out until I duplicated exactly how I got in! ... (7 replies)
... My first time here. I had my partial hip replacement on February 27, 2005, the result of being knocked down by my big dog! No arthritis problems with the joint, just the injury. ... (607 replies)
... date hip replacement and it will never have to be replaced!!!How soon did you go back to driving? ... (607 replies)
... Hi, Just wondering how you are doing and if you have decided for sure about your trip. Are you driving yet? ... (607 replies)
... My dr told me 6 weeks...I did wait cause I was nervous to start sooner. My first driving trip was about 5 min was exciting... When I got to my car I looked at it and thought well how do I get in.... ... (7 replies)
... I guess it depends on what hip, standard or automatic and you!!! My hip was the left and it's an automatic suv. The biggest problem I had was getting in!! ... (7 replies)
... It's all up to the Dr when he will release you to drive. A lot also depends on whether you get a cemented or non-cemented hip. Recovery time is a lot faster with a cemented hip. (7 replies)
... I was driving at 5 weeks. Not much problem getting in and out of the car, and none driving. ... (7 replies)
... Today marks 5 weeks since my right total hip replacement. As far as I can tell all is well. Started driving at day 17, went back to work day 18. Everyday just a bit better. I feel the best when I walk about a mile. I'm working on losing the limp. ... (19 replies)
Hip Replacement?
Jun 20, 2006
... I had my last hip replacement in 1993 when I was 27, I am now facing a revision next month because the liner is wearing out and causing a lot of pain. ... (24 replies)
... Hi guys! Don't think you are holding your collective breath to hear about my maiden driving journey after my second hip replacement! ... (2 replies)
... Congratulations! I am 1 year post op and could not be happier. I have so much more of my life back. I never imagined it would be so "Helpful." Work hard at rehab-the price you pay in therapy pays dividends. (3 replies)
... Hi fellow hip replacement people! ... (3 replies)
... I am delighted that you have found my list helpful. I couldn't have gotten along without any of them and even now a year after my December 2008 hip replacement, I still use the sock donner, long handled shoe horn, grabber, dressing stick to push off socks. ... (143 replies)

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