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My dad got in a serious car accident and will have to have a hip replacement, will he still be able to bike after the procedure?

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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Yes

Most patients are able to ride a bike without difficulty after the hip heals.

In brief: Yes

Most patients are able to ride a bike without difficulty after the hip heals.
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Following hip replacement surgery, he should be able to return to bike riding.
Typical recovery takes 10 to 12 weeks, but by about 8 weeks he should be stable enough and comfortable enough to start pedalling. Consult his surgeon on this, but cycling on a stationary bicycle or on his current bike placed on a stand to make it a stationary one, is a good form of post-operative rehabilitation.

In brief: Yes

Following hip replacement surgery, he should be able to return to bike riding.
Typical recovery takes 10 to 12 weeks, but by about 8 weeks he should be stable enough and comfortable enough to start pedalling. Consult his surgeon on this, but cycling on a stationary bicycle or on his current bike placed on a stand to make it a stationary one, is a good form of post-operative rehabilitation.
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