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What is the recovery time for hip replacement surgery? What is the usual recovery time for hip replacement surgery?

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Dr. Michael Patney
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Depends

The type of hip surgery will dictate.
The type of implant and approach affect the recovery as well. Anterior approach returns to function faster about 2 weeks vs posterior which can take 6 weeks or more.

In brief: Depends

The type of hip surgery will dictate.
The type of implant and approach affect the recovery as well. Anterior approach returns to function faster about 2 weeks vs posterior which can take 6 weeks or more.
Dr. Michael Patney
Dr. Michael Patney
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Variable

Every patient will recover at their own pace after a total hip replacement.
Your recovery will be influenced by multiple variables, including your pre-op condition, severity of your arthritis, stiffness of your hip, the type of surgical approach used, and your motivation and active participation in your recovery process. Be motivated and educate yourself to help in your recovery.

In brief: Variable

Every patient will recover at their own pace after a total hip replacement.
Your recovery will be influenced by multiple variables, including your pre-op condition, severity of your arthritis, stiffness of your hip, the type of surgical approach used, and your motivation and active participation in your recovery process. Be motivated and educate yourself to help in your recovery.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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