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which kind of exercise can a person do who had a hip replacement?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Swimming: Swimming is ideal; low impact, cardio and resistance rolled into one!
Dr. Cory Annis
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 29 years experience
Most: If you were healthy otherwise before the hip replacement, and assuming the surgery went well, you can do most things you properly train for. I have hip replacement patients who have hike the appalachian trail, cycle competitively and swing dance 3 nights a week. The nfl, nhl, and nba may be out, though.

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