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    THR Nerve problems

    This is very different from what I'm experiencing. Have you had an ultrasound of your calf? I did, but a blood clot was not found. What is your doctor telling you?
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    THR Continued groin pain and limited mobility 7 weeks post op

    My pain is primarily located in L5F-D but occasionally radiates down from there towards the knee. My exercises included bilateral heel raises 20 times; balance on operative leg 10 to 20 seconds; mini-squats 20 times;abduction - adduction (lying and standing) 20 times each;sitting quad sets 20...
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    THR Continued groin pain and limited mobility 7 weeks post op

    Yes, concal, I take the maximum dose of Advil (4 tabs three times a day) every day. No luck, but I keep taking it just in case it "kicks in" someday. Thanks for the recommendation.
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    THR Continued groin pain and limited mobility 7 weeks post op

    Good luck with your healer and massage therapy, Suzepg. Those are on my list of options, as well. How did your doctor determine that your implant is OK? Just xray? I'm concerned that something is NOT OK, but am told the only way to find out is to open me back up. Thanks for the encouragement!
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    THR Continued groin pain and limited mobility 7 weeks post op

    @Josephine Surgery date: August 18, 2014 1. Left (operative hip): pain level 2 when sitting; pain level 5 when lifting leg (right hip needs replacement as well - pain level 6 - 7 except at night, then 8 - 9 2. Hydromorphone 4 mg. as needed every 4 to 6 hours. I take 2 or 3 times per day...
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    THR Continued groin pain and limited mobility 7 weeks post op

    I had a THR using the anterior approach 7 weeks ago. I was told by many, doctors includeed, that the recovery with this approach would be a breeze. Not true. I continue to have groin pain daily and still need to lift my leg with my hands getting in and out of the car, bed, etc. Would like to...

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