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What is involved in recovery from? A total hip replacement?
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Dr. Allen Lu
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Rest
More of the hip replacement is about time and healing.
There are certainly hip precautions and learning how to take care of the hip, therapy to be able to get in/out if bed, and general strengthening and conditioning to return to activity. However, it is more about resting and allowing the surgery to heal than anythig else.

In brief: Rest
More of the hip replacement is about time and healing.
There are certainly hip precautions and learning how to take care of the hip, therapy to be able to get in/out if bed, and general strengthening and conditioning to return to activity. However, it is more about resting and allowing the surgery to heal than anythig else.
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu
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Dr. David Fisher
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Tissue healing
The bones and soft tissues must heal after tha.
There is initial trauma and bleeding that causes an inflammatory response. Soft tissue healing occurs over 3-4 months. Bone ingrowth occurs within 6-10 weeks. Muscle function and strength return in 4-10 weeks depending on surgical approach. Patients can walk with assistance the day of surgery and progress rapidly with exercise and motion.

In brief: Tissue healing
The bones and soft tissues must heal after tha.
There is initial trauma and bleeding that causes an inflammatory response. Soft tissue healing occurs over 3-4 months. Bone ingrowth occurs within 6-10 weeks. Muscle function and strength return in 4-10 weeks depending on surgical approach. Patients can walk with assistance the day of surgery and progress rapidly with exercise and motion.
Dr. David Fisher
Dr. David Fisher
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