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    THR On Recovery Road

    I’m doing well overall. Slow but steady progress. At the 6-week mark, the surgeon discontinued PT and told me to use recumbent bike daily, slow and gradual build-up of time, no resistance. That was going fine until yesterday. Now my hip flexor (maybe? Sharp pain in groin area with certain...
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    THR Gimpy Gal post op!

    Well, once again, I’m right there with you! Not as patient with this healing as I was with knees. So either what you’re experiencing is normal, or we’re both abnormal! . One day, we will look back on this and wonder why we thought it was so difficult...,I hope. Hang in there!!!
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    TKR 2 weeks post. Can't raise leg

    Hi, I had one knee replaced in June 2019 and the other in November. Both times I was prescribed blood thinner for 2 weeks. Now, with hip replacement, it’s 6 weeks. Also, the clicking/popping is normal. Mine still do that sometimes, though way less frequently. Best wishes for a speedy recovery...
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    THR On Recovery Road

    Just this week, I am finally believing that my log leg won’t last forever. Though I still can’t do seated “marches” at all, I can move my leg in ways I couldn’t before. Sleeping in a bed is still uncomfortable on either side. Since I am part time and my job is not very physically active, I am...
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    THR Gimpy Gal post op!

    @GimpyGal, I too had my THR on Aug 31(and both knees replaced last year). I have good and bad days, but definitely can see improvement if I look at it week to week rather than day to day. I had read about how hips are so much easier than knees, which I disagree with. I still have log leg...
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    THR On Recovery Road

    Interesting. I definitely have log leg so far.
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    THR On Recovery Road

    Thank you! I definitely won’t worry about the straight leg lift! And I had an error in my post - right knee June 2019, left knee November 2019, left hip August 31, 2020.
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    THR On Recovery Road

    I had my left knee replaced in June of 2019 and the right knee in November of 2019. I wasn’t planning on having hip replacement until possibly next summer but the hip had other ideas. A recent flare-up had me stuck out of town and my sweet husband borrowed a pickup truck and brought the recliner...
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    Welcome to the June Sunbeams' 2019 Knee Recovery Club

    Would like to join. My TKR was June 6.

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