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... In terms of THR recovery process, I've been asking my PT person many questions. She's a great resource. I guess I get frustrated because strength and balance take time to rebuild. ... (20 replies)
... you should not OVERDO IT. Rest as much as you can but try to challenge the muscles. Do things slowly and think about what you are doing, always. Part of this recovery is psychological! Soon you will be better than you ever were. ... (42 replies)
... My THR class taught us to get into bed good leg first, then use the good leg to scoot the body and the bad leg into bed. ... (6 replies)

... In the afternoon I taken to the Occupational Therapy department to prove I could look after myself safely without compromising the THR rules. Passed easily... was actually telling how much better I'd set our home up ready.... When I got back to the ward my consultant was waiting to see me. ... (3 replies)
... That began my quest for a THR surgeon. By the time I met my first hip surgeon, I had learned enough to know that I needed to find an MIS specialist who avoided cutting muscle. ... (10 replies)
... I find it very interesting to hear how rehab time is treated differently across the globe for THR. I was told to use two crutches and place no more than 25 lbs. on the operated side for the 1st 4 weeks. I can agree with you on the part about not over doing it in the beginning. I started driving the first week out of the hospital and substituted a cane (stick) for the two... (143 replies)
... I just found this site after experiencing very painful front thigh pain on getting up from a seated position. I had my THR 9 weeks ago and until last night my recovery had been 'normal'. ... (20 replies)
... I'm 42 and had a THR on my left hip 13 weeks ago. My doctor used a minimally invasive procedure, so my scar is only about 5 inches long. My recovery has been amazing. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Candy, I was very fortunate to discover MIS and have quick access to it. I have been speaking out about it ever since. The sad truth is that even in the medical mecca of Boston, there are still plenty of surgeons around doing older style posterior THR. I slept better last night -- only got up once and slept on my operative side for the first time. I would also say... (10 replies)
... yet to have their THRs. I could do without that after a time but don't remember just when that was. I wasn't in any hurry to ditch it. Now I have it for the next THR which I plan to have around the end of this August, or so. ... (42 replies)
... and found out that my THR is cementless based on the website of the manufacturer. I was not able to really asked my doctor before since he does not really talk much. ... (28 replies)
... MIS seems to be a great option for a thr as the recovery time seems amazing to me. ... (10 replies)
... I am told that my THR will not be as simple as some of the screws remain and will have to be taken out before they can perform THR. ... (0 replies)
... Hello everybody. I am so glad I found this board as I had been searching for ages trying to find information on THR especially after the 3 month mark. ... (28 replies)
... se read through our original thread "six months after hip replacement." That thread started this whole board over a year ago. It's packed with so much info about THR and recuperation. You will learn alot and get to know our stories and advice. Many of your questions will be answered. ... (23 replies)
... Hi Dancing Lady: Still the same old answer about when one can do certain things after a hip replacement - we all are different in this time table. Why not just keep using the sock helper gadget? You will gradually be able to bend lower without discomfort and difficulty and then you can ditch the thing! I love my sock donner and am still using it since I had my other hip... (20 replies)
... I know these are strange questions, but I would like to know approximately when these milestones would occur. Thanks in advance for any answers to my THR questions. ... (20 replies)
... I had a right THR in June 2005. It was not a smooth recovery, I actually didn't feel like myself for at least 6 months. ... (2 replies)
... the thing is to listen to your own body and not try to be a hero, it's not a race and it's more important to make a full recovery than set yourself back by overdoing things at the beginning. ... (143 replies)
Double THR
Jun 1, 2006
... I had simultaneous bilateral THR last May. Both hips were done the same time. ... (6 replies)

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