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How can I begin to do weight training after a hip reconstruction?

How can I begin to do weight training after a hip reconstruction?

Slowly: Typically, hip reconstruction refers to hip replacement. If that is the case, most surgeons have different protocols on weight bearing and resumption of different activities. In the first six months, it is possible to over-do things and potentially cause a problem to your implant. My best advice is to check with your surgeon and closely follow those instructions to ensure your best result. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Weight Training (Definition)

This is an exercise program focusing on strength training via use of resistance. The weights used can be barbells, dumb bells, track machines with ...Read more


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After recent hip reconstruction my one leg is 2 inches shorter than the other?

After recent hip reconstruction my one leg is 2 inches shorter than the other?

That can happen: Leg length inequality can happen as a side effect of hip replacement or reconstruction. A shoe or heel lift on the shorter leg side usually compensating partially (approximately 1 inch in this case)for the inequality is the most appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is it true that men handle hip reconstruction much better than women?

Is it true that men handle hip reconstruction much better than women?

No: Women tend to put hip replacement off longer than men, so typically they have waited longer, have been less active, and their arthritis is more advanced, so surgery can be harder for them. The time to have this procedure done is when you are no longer able to carry out activities of daily living because of hip pain. That's true for men and women. ...Read more

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How much time should I spend in bed if I just had a hip reconstruction?

How much time should I spend in bed if I just had a hip reconstruction?

Not much.: Patients who are more active are less likely to have wound healing problems, blood clots, or stiffness after surgery. Following surgery you should get the recommended 8 hours a night of sleep at night, but the rest of the time you should be up in a chair or walking about with assistance on a walker. ...Read more

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What preventative measures should be taken to avoid re-injuring a hip flexor - soccer injury? Any specific stretches or weight training?

What preventative measures should be taken to avoid re-injuring a hip flexor - soccer injury? Any specific stretches or weight training?

Avoid re-injury: In my experience groin strains( hip flexor/adductor muscle strains) are common in american football kickers and soccer players."rice"( rest, ice, compression , elevation / nsaids ) is most effective for treatment initially . The best advice i can give to avoid re-injury is to be certain your injury has completely healed before playing again. Stretching exersises once healed ? Benefit... ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat after weight training?

I BELIEVE THE : Latest thing is a protein and complex carb rich meal, with lots of water for replacement purposes, within an hour of your workout lifting. ...Read more