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A 53-year-old female asked:

Hi there, i am 52 and had a r total hip rplacement 4 mos ago. immediately following surgery i had severe pain in my r groin. i had been stretching a lot prior to surgery to help prevent any possible strains. i still have to hold and lift my leg to get int

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Orthopedic surgeon: It is best to report this to your orthopedic surgeon who will evaluate your hip and prescribe detailed physical therapy for you. I agree that after four months your hip symptoms are unusual and Inguinal ligament damage may have occurred from too much strain preoperatively. Unfortunately it takes months for inguinal ligament damage to heal.
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