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... Thank you for inquiring re my recovery from right hip replacement. I am doing very well. Firstly, the surgery took 80 minutes with no complications. I was standing and walking a little about 9 hours later. ... (7 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)
... Cortisone shots for as long as can take them. ... (2 replies)

... I found the very worst part of my recovery was having to sleep on my back for weeks. ... (143 replies)
... Could it be that your hip replacement is one of those that has been recalled? ... (5 replies)
... It is five months since my hip replacement. I had very little pain before the operation except for a short period of having a very bad pain in my groin after sitting for any length of time. ... (6 replies)
... Just found out that I need a hip replacement revision. It has only been 14 months since I had my hip replacement surgery. I'm very upset! Has anyone else had to have a revision this quickly. The Doc wants to replace the cup with a plastic one. ... (5 replies)
... I just want you to know that I feel absolutely great and have for several weeks! Like you, my hip degenerated quickly and I was shocked and terrified at the prospect of replacement. I'd never had any surgery or illness requiring a hospital stay before. ... (78 replies)
... I understand your fears, but you probably have more limitations now than you would after. Granted, there is a recovery period where you're restricted bending past 90 degrees...but that doesn't last forever. I have hippy friends who ride horses, golf, hike mountains, etc., etc. ... (13 replies)
... I am 44 years old and was told by 2 different orthopedic surgeons that I need a hip replacement. I am in pain most of the time, although I do have some good days. ... (0 replies)
... w, having talked to your surgeon, that resurfacing is recommended for younger, more active patients as there's less liklihood of dislocation, and also more scope for further surgery many years down the line if it becomes necessary as it conserves bone too. ... (4 replies)
... This message board was so very helpful in understanding how the recovery process was going to work. I was lucky to have many friends pitch in when I was recovering. ... (143 replies)
... I am just getting to the 6 month mark following THR and I can now see that the recovery period grows by leaps and bounds. I had a very pronounced limp that I was sure wouldn't go away, but little by little I am noticing a big difference. ... (16 replies)
... Thanks for your responses, everybody! ... (607 replies)
... Thanks for replying folks. I think it helps to talk with others who have had HRS because we have first hand knowledge of the experience. ... (76 replies)
... I had my first replacement 13 years ago so my information may be a bit old. I am having a revision however on Wednesday and will be in the same boat again. ... (6 replies)
... I had asked about having my period during surgery...well I am very please to say I think that problem is resolved. ... (607 replies)
... I'd been compensating with my left leg and developed the tear about a month before the replacement surgery. He, at first, optimistically thought he'd bought me about 4 to 5 years before I would need the left knee done. ... (56 replies)
... lateral surgery and had no real pain at all. Some have pain only at the sight of the incision due to all the muscles and tendons being cut. I had no hip pain, but did have that "pulling" pain from the cutting. ... (5 replies)
... minutes a day and she was mostly in bed for the rest of the day. We tried to get them to do additional PT with her and they added a few bed exercises in the afternoon. ... (14 replies)




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