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... Ask your hip surgeon when you can begin driving again, after of course, coming off any meds. ... (12 replies)
... hi all im 43 male living in victoria australia. i am 3week post right birmingham hip replacement was in hospital for 5days and the amazing thing i have found is i have had is no pain hardly at all ? ... (143 replies)
... I read your post about housecleaning after surgery. I'm a neatnik with a kitty....and alone.....but managed just fine on my own. ... (12 replies)

... I also found that new muscles are involved with the new hip and that just because the muscles are healed, it doesn't mean that you are using all of them in the right balance. ... (607 replies)
... which I purchased from a medical supply store near to the rehab facility in which I spent two very helpful weeks. This leg lifter is wonderful. I also had right hip replacement. ... (76 replies)
... which I purchased from a medical supply store near to the rehab facility in which I spent two very helpful weeks. This leg lifter is wonderful. I also had right hip replacement. ... (76 replies)
... simply because all of you have been "through' the hip surgery, which is somehow comforting. I have 2 or 3 months to wait and I am TERRIFIED. ... (78 replies)
... I don't do it all the time, just sometimes I can't stand straight on that side and I have to shift my weight for a few steps first. I, too was sure that the new hip made my left leg longer. My doctor said it is normal and it really isn't. As the weeks go by it feels better and better. ... (607 replies)
... no bending past 90 degrees, no driving till you are off pain medication, things like that. ... (1 replies)
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... I returned home 3 days after the surgery. VNA came twice a week for 3 weeks. PT came twice a week to my home for 3 weeks. I started outpatient PT on the 4th week. ... (22 replies)
... recovery tips, try doing a specific search on the main page of Healthboards for "home recovery tips after hip replacement." There are so many variables. ... (9 replies)
... Oh I know what a job it must have been for you to get into your car. My hip was the left one. I actually got into my vehicle better from the drivers side than the passenger. ... (607 replies)
... Hi all. Checking in nearly 4 weeks after my operation. ... (607 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 knee is also stiff whitch does'nt help it is still trying to ajust after being out of line before my operation. ... (3 replies)
... time. I can't stress enough the amount of helpful info in that thread. If all goes well with your surgery, which it should, you won't have anymore of the actual hip joint pain. There is no more burning, grinding pain. ... (78 replies)
... op for me and I feel pretty great. I also feel very, very lucky after some of the less fortunate things I've read on this board, and my heart goes out to those who are not having as easy a time as I am. ... (607 replies)
... a sofa pillow over that. These two pillows brought my hips higher than my knees, and I think I will continue using them for quite a while. Have to check with my hip surgeon to find out whether this can be discontinued after a certain length of time, or what. ... (5 replies)
... Did he sell his corvette because he couldn't get into it safely, or did he sell it for other reasons? When more time passes and he is fully recovered (I'm talking months here, not weeks) and he has regained whatever flexibility he is going to have - that would be the time to test cars before purchasing by actually driving & getting in and out of them. To make your selection... (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)

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