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Grandma going to go in for a hip replacement. How long before will she be able to walk again?
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Dr. Michael Granberry
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Usually the next day
After uncomplicated hip replacements, physical therapy will start with patient the next day, walking and other exercises.
I usually push for sitting, or standing at the bedside the evening of surgery. Normal walking patterns return between 2 to 6 weeks.

In brief: Usually the next day
After uncomplicated hip replacements, physical therapy will start with patient the next day, walking and other exercises.
I usually push for sitting, or standing at the bedside the evening of surgery. Normal walking patterns return between 2 to 6 weeks.
Dr. Michael Granberry
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