A 50-year-old female asked about a 51-year-old male:
Is it ok to carry 3-5kgs weight, 3 months after a hip replacement surgery? patient still has thigh swelling but can walk and sit without much pain.
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Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
Yes, it is OK: It is OK to carry that much weight at this time. Unfortunately, total return to normal after hip replacement can take, in some people, up to a year.
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Last updated Aug 22, 2014
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