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    THR Starting my recovery journey

    At the pre-op prep class for my first thr was advised to cover the incision/bandage area with plastic food wrap (e.g. Saran) and use clear packing tape to seal the edges. This also involved contortions when doing it alone but it kept it absolutely dry during a full, careful shower. No tips for...
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    THR Left Then Right's Hip Recovery Story

    Well, I never really meant to post a recovery thread, it's just the comment about heel pain reminded me of how awful it was for me the first time around. My left required me to only apply 50% weight for a month maybe due to the extra beating it took to dislocate the hip. This one has been a...
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    THR Hip Recovery

    @Teresa17 Replacing my right was inevitable. Months after the left I still had the LLD thing going. Few months before having right done I was always standing at a tilt both sideways and forwards, which resulted in sore hips and a sore back. I attributed the sore back to the news that I also had...
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    THR Left Then Right's Hip Recovery Story

    i Must have screwed up. I was just trying to tell teresa17 what I did to relieve the heel pain thing. sorry. You can remove my thread. I am actually doing really well this time largely due to reading stories and advice on BS thanks
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    THR Left Then Right's Hip Recovery Story

    I have been lurking on this forum since shortly after my lthr 03/10/2020, week before CA shutdown. Reading others’ stories and advice helped Me get through it. Had pain, swelling, no sleep etc...started with my OS telling us it was the worst arthritis he had seen and had to use “other methods”...
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    THR Hip Recovery

    I have been lurking on this forum since shortly after my lthr 03/10/2020, week before CA shutdown. Reading others’ stories and advice helped Me get through it. Had pain, swelling, no sleep etc...started with my OS telling us it was the worst arthritis he had seen and had to use “other methods”...

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