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... I am wondering how many folks that have had a hip replacement now have one leg longer than the other? ... (18 replies)
... Hi everybody! Newbie hippie here. This is one AMAZING board!!! ... (607 replies)
... All in all, it is still 3 steps forward and 2 back for me with this hip. Not very encouraging cuz I am just now after 6 weeks, at the stage I was before the surgery as far as my mobility. I AM stronger cuz of the PT but could do more, like squat for instance, before the surgery. ... (18 replies)

... Hi Kathryn49, I just had total hip revision on February 15th, 2011. ... (18 replies)
... before I had the left hip replacement, the left leg was quite a bit shorter than the right. During surgery, the surgeon lengthened the left leg and now it is longer than the right leg. I am wearing a lift in the right shoe. Maybe that is making my back hurt as I am walking opposite to the way I was before I had it done. ... (16 replies)
... Here's some interesting info for anyone who may be limping due to one leg being longer than the other... My left leg feels about an inch longer than my right, and this has just happened over the last 2 months. ... (607 replies)
... eventually most of the pain disappeared, but now I find myself with one leg shorter than the other and require a lift in my shoe to walk properly. This was a big disappointment. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Greg. As my bad hip got worse, I limped along and felt like one leg was longer then the other. I was also in constant pain and my movements were restricted. After THR, it did feel like the THR side was longer. That was just because everything was finally in proper alignment and my body had to adjust. ... (607 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)
... Hi there, happened to stumble accross you lot whilst googling "my leg feels longer after my THR"!! Anyway, here is my story...born with CDH and it was not found. ... (32 replies)
... I do cross my ankles. I'd wait a little on that lift. I too thought that one was longer than the other but it worked itself out. The drugs before the dentist don't make me very happy. ... (607 replies)
... years old. I had two hip reconstruction operations at three. ... (16 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)
... f weeks RTHR and have noticed that the THR side seems about a half an inch longer. Also had the problem with the top of the femur being soft but had gone in for replacement and not resurfacing. Ended up on tip toe weight bearing with walker for 3 to 5 weeks and now weight bearing as tolerated. ... (18 replies)
Hip Replacement?
Jun 19, 2006
... I'm amazed and thrilled to read of your results. I wonder if you could tell me what kind of hip replacement you got. ... (24 replies)
... After my THR my leg also was a lot longer than the other one. The doc had pulled up all the muscles and tendons to make it the same as the other side. ... (16 replies)
... My mother had a fall and broke her hip and had a partial hip replacement. ... (3 replies)
... where they made a mold of my leg and put a lift in my right shoe. ... (607 replies)
... You are brave ladies. I haven't crossed my legs for decades already so glad that I don't have the temptation now. Leg crossing is prohibited with new hip replacement. I don't know how long that restriction lasts but I really don't miss crossing my legs. ... (26 replies)
... of motion" I have and flexibility. However, he's very perplexed about the "pain" I'm having when I do stairs, step up and over things, and trying to do straight leg lifts. ... (607 replies)




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