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Should a woman wear high heels after a total hip replacement?

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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Evidence suggests that high heels do not adversely affect the hip after the surgery has had time to heal.

In brief: Yes

Evidence suggests that high heels do not adversely affect the hip after the surgery has had time to heal.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: If she does

And they are high she may be going for a knee replacement next.
She should speak to her orthopedist to see if permissible. Ideally, heel height should be kept to 2 inches or lower.

In brief: If she does

And they are high she may be going for a knee replacement next.
She should speak to her orthopedist to see if permissible. Ideally, heel height should be kept to 2 inches or lower.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Moderate

I do not suggest more than a 11/2 inch heels post hip replacement.
I suggest you see what your surgeon says.

In brief: Moderate

I do not suggest more than a 11/2 inch heels post hip replacement.
I suggest you see what your surgeon says.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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