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Recent content by 52andHippy

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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    Ok, Thanks to both of you!
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    I am now 4 months status post a Rt. Total Hip replacement and I’m wondering if other patients still have tenderness posterior to the incision site and what feels like a bruise (but it is not bruised) down the outside of that leg from hip to knee? I’m guessing it’s due to swelling, but I also...
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    Thank you so much!!
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    I will definitely take your advice! Thank you!
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    Hi! Thank you for checking on me! I have seen a little improvement by way of a little less swelling and a little easier to sit on my “sit bones”. I work at a middle school and yesterday was our first day back since Christmas break. Yesterday went well swelling-wise. Today is tougher. Hoping...
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    Thank you! I’m still dealing with the tightness due to swelling-it’s been up and down, but the surgeon did warn me that it might take 6 months. It’s just hard not want it to hurry up!
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    I do think it’s helped a bit; no miracle cure-I’ll have to make my “impatient “ self be more “patient”. Thank you for checking on me.
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    Alrighty, I talked to another physical therapist and he agreed with all of you that I need to chill out a bit and ease up on exercise, so I talked to my PT and we are changing to seeing her only 1 time per week and exercise at home every other day. I am going to focus on walking and stretching...
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    Thank you!! I’ll try it for sure!!
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    Ok, thank you very much. Again, it’s nice to have reassurance. I will try to take it easy a bit more!
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    I’m going to PT twice a week and do the routine at home every day not in PT as well. I went back to work at 8 weeks and do walk a lot there (9-10 k steps) and do a 10 min treadmill walk at home on days off. I’m icing after exercises and if I feel warmth at the site of swelling. Funny, I call...
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    THR Post-op swelling-please help!

    Hi, I’m 52, female, and had my first (and only) THR on September 6th, 2019, so I’m 10 weeks post-op. I continue to have what I call a “large handful of swelling” posteriorly and below my incision. There is also swelling/tightness from hips to knees bilaterally (although not easily seen, but...

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