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what is the reason that i still limp after my hip replacement

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weakness: Assuming that all else ( leg lengths equal and no nerve injury) is ok the most common reason for limp is weakness , especially of the abductor muscles ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Important : Important things to know is if you are having pain in the hip, leg, or knee on the affected side? Do you hear any noises in any of the above mentioned ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip: External rotation is normal at the hip when going from supine to seated position.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Post hip operation: You shold not be having severe muscle spasms . Something is not right. Best to see your surgeon for a re check to see what is wrong.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Clabeaux
18 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Hip abductors: Hip abductor strengthening exercises are ideal. One exercise is the crab walk. Tie a theraband in a closed loop, place it around your ankles, bend h ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
You should be better: Would return to see the doctor who performed the surgery, if you have not in a while. That is the necessary first step.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Don't run: Depending on a number of factors including the surgical approach used, whether the leg was lengthened and differences among patients you can expect to ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hip problems: Hip problems refer pain to the groin. Infection, prosthetic slippage, or gait problems can all cause this. See the implanting ortho, or better, a diff ... Read More
A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
THA: Should discuss with your surgeon.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Following hip replacement surgery, he should be able to return to bike riding. Typical recovery takes 10 to 12 weeks, but by about 8 weeks he should ... Read More

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