My hip replacement was August 14th... Is it safe for me to wear heels now?

Maybe. As you seem quite young for a hip replacement, it would be important to check with your surgeon and also possibly your physical therapist about wearing heels, as this can change both the pressure on your hips and your gait. Hope you do well!

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Is it possible for you to wear high heels after hip replacement?

Yes. Once you have recovered your strength and balance in the hip/leg heels are not a problem . Start low and work your way higher is a good rule of thumb. Best to ask your surgeon if it is advisable and when. Read more...

I have leg calve perthes had surgery when I was 10 now in a lot of pain seems hip replacement is option but I'm only 24 what other options are there?

Therapy first. Long term consequence of perthe's disease include hip dysplasia and arthritis of the hip. Due to your age you should start with therapy and activity modification. Depending on the extent of the dysplasia your surgical options include femoral osteotomy, acetabular osteotomy and hip resurfacing or replacement! you should see your orthopaedic surgeon! Read more...
Three options. I can think of at least three other options: 1)osteoplasty-removing a prominent bump if present; 2)osteotomy-cutting and realigning the femoral head to take pressure off a worn area; 3)femoral head resurfacing-covering the ball part of the joint with a metal cap if the cartilage is all worn out. Your current anatomy as evaluated by xray +/- MRI would determine the proper procedure to choose. Read more...
Probably the best. It is a good option, but not a great one since it lasts for about 20 years and you're so young. Another option is a hip fusion, which sounds extreme, but it can be converted to a total hip at a later time. Read more...

My husband had hip replacement 10 yrs ago on left hip. Now he's having severe pain in the center of his incision and foot on that side stays swollen.

Old hip replacement. Hello. I suggest that your husband be seen by his doctor who performed the surgery or at least one of that doctor's colleagues to rule out any issues with his hardware- like loosening. Life span of hip arthroplasties are around 15-20 years but your husband could be near the life end of his current hardware. Read more...

What bone leg is involved during a hip replacement?

Femur. The top of the femur is the ball in the hip joint (which is a ball in socket joint. Read more...
Pelvis and femur. The hip socket is part of the pelvis and is fitted with a metal shell during a hip replacement. Usually a plastic liner goes inside the shell as the artificial cartilage replacement. The ball portion of the hip joint is the uppermost end of the femur. It is replaced with a metal ball during the procedure, which is attached to a metal implant that is secured a few inches into the femur. Read more...