A 66-year-old female asked:
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is nordic walking ok for someone with hip replacement?

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably: In general, yes. You should ask the surgeon who performed your hip replacement as there may be specific restrictions based on the operative findings.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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