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... I am a 47 year old male and I have had a hip problem for over 16 years. My ortho. says that I need a hip replacement but, I could wait until I'm 55 if I think I can manage living with the pain and discomfort. I don't know what to do? ... (13 replies)
... polar hip relacement is simalar to a complete hip replacement, the only difference is they dont screw the socket in, its acually a double rotating socket that rests on the cartilage. ... (5 replies)
Hip Replacement?
Jun 24, 2006
... Hi all! My question is "Does Hip Relacement surgery really last 20 years"? ... (24 replies)

... I do think that you need to look into hip resurfacing which should be aproved in this country soon. It is already being done in a few places here, and it is supose to be good for younger paitients. ... (2 replies)
... You and I sure have similar hip setups, first the right hip and then the left needing replacement. As the months go by, I think you will become more amenable to having your left hip replaced. ... (51 replies)
... My mother had a fall and broke her hip and had a partial hip replacement. ... (3 replies)
... day of physical therapy in the rehab facility was not enough in my opinion. I was sent to a rehab place because I live alone, and was there 2 weeks for the first hip replacement and one week for the second replacement on the other hip. We had PT once in the morning and once in the afternoon and they really worked us hard. ... (14 replies)
... For the past year, I have been posting on the 6 mos. after THR board. Today, I decided to open a new thread so that possibly someone who has had just a partial relacement would relate to my post and maybe even learn something new. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks Ross: That is a relief I thought something had come loose. Sounds like you have gone through this with a similar problem. Thanks again (4 replies)
... Thigh pain that develops some months after a THR is not uncommon. The cause is "stress shielding", which means that the weight of the body is going down through the stem of the inplant (ie down through the middle of the remaining thigh bone) and radiating out at the tip of the stem. The body's reaction is to build up the bone density in this region (with some chance of bone... (4 replies)
... Thanks for getting back to me so quickly. When I had the surgery they made one leg 3/8 inch longer to allow for something to do with the pelvic area. I went to a orth. to get a shoe insert which has helped the walking, so the gate is much better. But the soreness is still on and off in the thigh. One thing I find hard to understand is after surgery and up till a month ago I... (4 replies)
... I found that following my simultaneous THR, my knees and back took awhile to adjust to the new way (better) that I was walking and running. It was strange to have no pain in the hips but my knees and back were a mess. They eventually caught up, but I did go to a gait specialist to get everything moving in the same direction. The aching in the thigh may be stem end pain, which... (4 replies)
... New to this sight. Have not read all the different threads yet, just learned they are called threads. Had a THR in late July and seemed to recover very slowely. I am at 5 months now and up to walking 30 minutes on the treadmill and 20 minutes daily of exercises given to me by rehab. My question is I get a lot of soreness in the side of the thigh and above the knee is this... (4 replies)
... Hi Joe, Too bad we haven't heard back from Lee, would love to hear how he made out! But I would wonder, since I am horseback riding including jumping and soon fox hunting, why would you not be able to ride a bike?? I mountainbike too. Not exactly the same, but I just can't see what restrictions you would have that would keep you from riding your motorcycle. Of course you... (10 replies)
After 9 years
Jul 8, 2005
... Havanasilk, Welcome to our board. If you read past posts on the six months after hip relacement thread, you will get much info on our experiences with THR. The other threads are also full of info about different problems that occur with THR. ... (3 replies)

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