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Will I be able to return to school soon after a total hip replacement?
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You might return two to six weeks after surgery depending on pain levels and transportation needs.

In brief: Yes
You might return two to six weeks after surgery depending on pain levels and transportation needs.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. David Fisher
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
Patients can return to limited activities within 2 weeks after tha.
They can sit at a desk or computer, and do many activities as soon as they return home. Driving a car might be delayed a few weeks, and walking a distance or prolonged standing will take several weeks. Your doctor will tell you when it is safe to return to school.

In brief: Possibly
Patients can return to limited activities within 2 weeks after tha.
They can sit at a desk or computer, and do many activities as soon as they return home. Driving a car might be delayed a few weeks, and walking a distance or prolonged standing will take several weeks. Your doctor will tell you when it is safe to return to school.
Dr. David Fisher
Dr. David Fisher
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Dr. Raj Sinha
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: Around 3 months
Patients can return to light duties (e.
g. School, desk jobs) usually around 4-6 weeks after surgery. Sports require about 10-12 weeks.

In brief: Around 3 months
Patients can return to light duties (e.
g. School, desk jobs) usually around 4-6 weeks after surgery. Sports require about 10-12 weeks.
Dr. Raj Sinha
Dr. Raj Sinha
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