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... wise! We both had our right hip replaced and we both have osteo arthritis in our left hip. I am going to see my hip surgeon soon for my first anniversary checkup and will see what he says about my other hip. I am emotionally ready to have that done if necessary. ... (143 replies)
... I found the very worst part of my recovery was having to sleep on my back for weeks. ... (143 replies)
... Yes, I found people were prepared for my initial few weeks of serious "down time," but not for the long and gradual recovery process that follows. ... (143 replies)

... I was born with congenital hip dislocation and have had several surgeries on my left hip. ... (143 replies)
... they really worked us hard, twice a day, but it did the job and they had us hip people up and walking to meals, therapy, and through the facility corridors. Walking a lot every day is crucial for recovery from a hip replacement. ... (143 replies)
... I was in a rehab center for two weeks after my right hip replacement, because I live alone. I had ordered a sock donner and a reacher, plus a long handled shoe horn. ... (143 replies)
... I'm going to have orientation classes with my HMO, but not until a few weeks beforehand, and I'm trying to get a sense of what to expect in the recovery period. I'm a college teacher in my early 60's, live alone with a little dog but have quite a few friends willing to help out. ... (143 replies)
... These exact exercises also were used by the Physical Therapists in the rehab facility, after my hip replacement. They sure work!! We had PT morning and afternoon. Take your pain meds before doing these excerises if you are taking pain meds. ... (143 replies)
... I am 8 months post op. I had a right hip replacement. I was probably able to walk unaided most places at 8 or 9 weeks. ... (143 replies)
... The "certain reason" I was sent to a rehab facility after my hip replacement, by my health insurance plan, is that since I am now widowed, I live alone! ... (143 replies)
... just the right height for after a hip replacement. I still use them for meals. ... (143 replies)
... should i need a revision, i'll be able to have a total hip replacement. ... (143 replies)
... I would not have been able to get through my first hip replacement without the help of the posters to this wonderful forum. I too was more prepared than I would have been otherwise. ... (143 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)
... I agree that people vary a great deal--the anterior procedure requires less in the way of post-surgical limitations, so try to get that if at all possible. Ultimately though, if you have severe arthritis in your hip(s) the pain *will* get worse and worse as you age until the surgery will be a welcome release. I had hip replacement 3 weeks ago, the older posterior procedure... (143 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)
... Thank you so much for list. I will print it out!!!! :) (143 replies)
... I came across this thread totally by accident and am so glad I did! I had a total hip replacement 6 weeks ago today. Im back to see my surgeon on Monday and then back to work on Tuesday. ... (143 replies)
... <> I think your exact needs may vary some according to circumstances—your age, condition, what kind of surgery you are having, the layout of your living quarters, etc. I can tell you what I used. I’m in my early 60’s, healthy except for some surplus weight and pretty significant osteoarthritis in most of my joints, and... (143 replies)
... Yes, it was hard for me to sleep after my right hip replacement a year ago December. The hardest part for me was being required to sleep on my back since I seem to be able to sleep only on my right side. ... (143 replies)

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