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Will yoga help with rehabilitation of my hip arthroplasty?

Will yoga help with rehabilitation of my hip arthroplasty?

It could: but you need to make sure that you are following the precautions that are set forward by your surgeon ...Read more

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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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Where is a hip arthroplasty usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a hip arthroplasty usually done? At a hospital?

Usually: The hospital is the typical venue. There are centers for out patient surgery, but these are fairly rare. ...Read more

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Where is the incision located for hip arthroplasty? With hip arthroplasty, where is the incision made and how large is it? .

Hip surgery: The location of the incision depends on the approach to hip used. The common appraoches are anterior, posterior & lateral. The incion for routine hip arhroplasty is about 12-14 cm. ...Read more

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How long does recovery take for a total hip arthroplasty?

How long does recovery take for a total hip arthroplasty?

Variable recovery: Recovery from a hip replacement surgery will vary patient to patient. We routinely perform the direct anterior total hip replacement and it is not unusual for the patients to be up and walking within several days with minimal pain. "Total" recovery can vary between 6 weeks and 6 months depending on circumstances. ...Read more

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How long after hip arthroplasty until i can resume normal activity? When can I expect to resume normal activity after my hip arthroplasty? .

How long after hip arthroplasty until i can resume normal activity? When can I expect to resume normal activity after my hip arthroplasty?

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Variable: Every patient will recover at their own pace after a total hip replacement. Your recovery will be influenced by multiple variables, including your pre-op condition, severity of your arthritis, stiffness of your hip, the type of surgical approach used, and your motivation and active participation in your recovery process. For most patients, "normal" activities can gradually be resumed by 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does recovery after hip arthroplasty take? I need to have arthroplasty of my hip joint. Apart from my hip joint, i'm a healthy male in my mid fifties. On average, how long should I expect my recovery to take?

Hip replacement: 6 weeks on average for collagen to heal--give yourself at least 12 weeks total to retrain the mscles for movement and gait.Consider direct anterior hip approach withich is muscle sparing. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does rehabilitation last after knee arthroplasty? I'm having knee arthroplasty. For how long will I have to do rehab after the surgery? .

How long does rehabilitation last after knee arthroplasty? I'm having knee arthroplasty. For how long will I have to do rehab after the surgery?

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3 months: Typically after total knee arthroplasty (knee replacement) surgery, rehab lasts for about 3 months. The rehab involves regaining full range of motion and regaining normal strength in the thigh mucscles. ...Read more

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What is the best predictor of outcome after total hip or knee arthroplasty?

What is the best predictor of outcome after total hip or knee arthroplasty?

Many factors: Contributors to outcomes following joint replacement include patient and surgeon factors. While a technically well performed replacement will help the eventual outcome, the patient controls most of the factors; such as preoperative fitness, range of motion, and postoperative drive to rehabilitate. ...Read more

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How will the rest of my body be affected by arthroplasty of hip?

Hard to Say: If you are looking for alternative to surgery, you may be candidate for stem cell therapy. This may at least give you several years of relief before hip replacement may be an option. The issue at your age is that joint replacement surgery has a shelf like of about 10 years if you are relatively inactive. If you are active the joint spacer will wear out requiring a new hip replacement again. ...Read more

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Hip Repair (Definition)

Typically refers to fracture fixation of the femoral neck or intertrochanteric hip. Can also include fixation of the femoral head and greater trochanter, as well as ...Read more


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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more