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How long does it usually take to recover from hip preservation surgery?

6-12 weeks is common. Hip arthroscopy comes in many flavors. Labral repair, debridement or reconstruction recovery can be shorter than when combined with significant bony removal as with trimming of the bone from the pelvic hip socket edge (acetabulum) or with the bump that can exist about the femoral head-neck junction. Precautions against applying too much force across the resected area of bone mandates crutches x6wk. Read more...

Will I be able to go to a concert if I had hip preservation surgery 1, 2 or 3 weeks before the event takes place?

Really depends. "Hip Preservation" as an event can mean a multitude of things and you can end up having a number of many things done-from open or laparoscopic surgery,to physical therapy,to a handful of musculoskeletal specialty treatments.You will have such a large team of people evaluating you and formulating a treatment plan that it would be next to impossible to tell you how quickly you will recover.Ask them . Read more...