How long will rehabilitation after hip osteoarthritis surgery be?

Hip Surgery. Rehabilitation after surgery of the hip is dependent upon what surgery you did for it. Assuming here that you are having a hip replacement surgery. If this is the case then it depends on what type of approach that is used (posterolateral, anterolateral, or anterior). In general rehab will be for 4-6 week and should begin before surgery to educate you on what to do and expect.
Depends. If you do well strengthening the hip muscles and follow the therapist and doctors recommendations the time may be shorter. This is really a variable thing.
1 -3 months. Depending on strength of the patient, age, frequency of therapy, and type of surgery.

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What types of physical therapy should patients do after hip osteoarthritis?

Stretching. Stretching and strengthening are generally the best to help with arthritis of a joint. This doesn't "cure" the arthritis but a strong & flexible joint is better able to tolerate problems. Read more...

What is the usual response to rehab after hip osteoarthritis?

It varies. Typically, stretching and strengthening of artificial joints have beneficial effects. However, if there are specific mechanical obstructions (such as impingement, loose bodies) stretching can actually flare up arthritic joints. One should always use common sense when engaging in a therapy program and consult with a physician if there is increasing pain and dysfunction. Read more...
Rehab. Rehab for hip arthritis can be helpful in strengthening and stretching the joint and surrounding muscles. It doesn't cure the arthritis in the joint but can help the body deal with the arthritis better. Read more...

Which exercises should I avoid in early hip osteoarthritis?

Avoid high impact. Mild arthritis in the hip should be exercised, but one should avoid high impact exercise. Instead, one should do low impact exercises such as swimming, cycling, elliptical trainer, stair master, and stretching. Discuss the specifics with your doctor. Read more...
High impact. Avoid high impact exercise such as running & jumping. Stick with low impact such as swimming, biking, and elliptical use. Read more...
Hip Muscles. Strengthen all the muscles around the hip joint, including the back/thigh muscles. If you are unsure, I would suggest getting an evaluation by a sports medicine trained physical therapist. Read more...
Heavy weights. I would advise against heavy squats and deadlifts, for example, which would put a tremendous strain on the weakened hips. Lighter leg presses and leg extensions could be helpful, as could very light work on the abductor/adductor machine - high reps, light weight, build the muscles around the hips. Read more...

I have severe hip osteoarthritis want to play basketball am I crazy to wait for stem cells or drugs?

Yes. While i would never want to call you crazy, the chance that stem cell technology or medications will allow someone to play basketball any time in the next few decades is extremely low. Read more...
May help now. Use of adult mesenchymal stem-stromal cells (mscs) are currently in use in oa in joints. Trend is toward use of fat derived mscs, havested by liposuction, isolated and concentrated in tissue culture. Early reports suggest significant improvement inoa neurological, autoimmune and organ functions. Adding platelet concentrates to fat tissue with placement in hip area very helpful and safe. Read more...
Bad hip. If you dont have an MRI yet , get one. Call my office at 509-735-2039, and then fax the results to me and i can give you an answer. Read more...
Consider Regenexx. You might want to see the doctors in your area that perform the regenexx stem cell therapies (the original docs are in colorado). They have the most research about their treatment algorithm and often will do a phone consult with you if you live far to determine how you might fair. Read more...

Hypertrophic changes of iliac bones, hip osteoarthritis bilaterally. What's a good non nsaid anti inflammatory to use for pain and inflammation?

Check with your PCP. Some fish oils and over the counter joint supplements like Glucosamine can be used as natural anti-inflammatories. Before starting any new supplement or medication always check with your doctor to make sure it's safe and to minimize any interactions. . Read more...
NSAID's. Any NSAID will work. When you are using it on a regular basis, you need to be sure that you have medical supervision. You should take it with food and report to your doctor if you have any abdominal symptoms or any others, for that matter. Read more...
I AM GOING TO. SURPRISE YOU ASPIRIN ...THE VERY FIRST NSAID! Ask your PCP how to use it correctly! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z. Read more...