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Could You Do Yoga After A Hip Replacement
Total hip replacement: surgery in which the diseased ball and socket of the hip joint are completely removed and replaced with artificial materials. A metal ball with a stem (a prosthesis) is inserted into the femur (thigh bone) and an artificial plastic cup socket is placed in the acetabulum (a "cup-shaped" ...Read more
See a Doc: Only your orthopedic surgeon can answer that question. 2 months after hip replacement is still a vulnerable time. The surgery has not usually healed completely by then and there are certain movements you should not do. These are called hip precautions. Your surgeon can give you the very best advice on what these precautions are. Do not risk having a hip dislocation. Talk with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could someone tell me how much pain I will be in after a hip replacement or hip resurfacing surgery?
Variable: Pain after hip replacement or resurfacing varies. The typical patient after hip replacement realizes immediate relief of their arthritis pain. Their surgical pain can range from minimal to significant, but this pain is of course just temporary and can be appropriately treated with pain medication as needed. Regular icing of the hip after surgery is very beneficial. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My pain has increased since hip surgery. What could have happened? I have the same pain, in the same places after a hip replacement. The pain is worse than prior to surgery. Could the dr. Have misdiagnosed? Or made a mistake during the surgery? He sen
Tha : Tha indications for hip replacement are very specific and guidelines exits for the ortho's and the rheumatologist .So if you revieved o you had an explanation of why you needed the surgery , that ought to clarify your doubt about the misdiagnosis . As far as the same pain is concerned . Same pain , not necesary might mean same problem . You could have severe osteoarthritis of the hip and have pain and then have problems with the prostesis and the pain might be similar . So an assesment of the pain now needs to clarify , why you have it , a carefull interrogation to evaluate when, where, why, irradiation , etc to define where the pain is comming from and try lo find for a solution depending on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not too bad: Hip replacement surgery is one of the most successful orthopedic procedures. With current multimodal analgesia protocols, patients can expect to have some incisional pain that can be easily controlled with oral pain medicines. The pain should gradually subside over the a few weeks time. However, you can expect that the pain in the groin from the arthritis will be gone after surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Walking and stairs: The muscles you want to strengthen most are those that move your hip and also stabilize the hip replacement. Walking and stairs are the easiest things to do in the beginning. This should not be painful but may be uncomfortable depending on how long ago the surgery was. Standing with something to help you balance and lifting the leg to the side in a scissor like movement will help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It varies from patient to patient. Some patients have very little pain after a month, while some patients have pain for many months. Most patients continue to get improvement in their outcomes, up to 1 year out from surgery. ...Read more
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