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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Things are progressing for both of my friends who had recent replacements. Cookie is adjusting to the brace & once the hip stabilized, is beginning to notice the pain diminish some. Possibly home in 2 weeks, depending on progress. Just being at home will be a good change. Dan stopped...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    From what I have read, believe it is a hip abduction brace. Does not look comfortable.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Good news of sorts: they were able to return the hip to position w/o surgery. Now has a torso brace w/a rod to keep the right leg in position (6-8 weeks) to prevent recurrence. Back at care facility and facing the challenges.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    My friend is having s difficult time & could use some supportive thoughts. Was back at the hospital Monday to have drainage from incision checked & was released. Back for surgery this morning/ dislocated hip, not too sure about details (dislocated while lifting it into bed).
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Visited by phone w/ Cookie & she is enduring pain of the sort the we all know about, plus some we don’t. She is up and walking some (already have her bearing weight on the right side) and continues to look forward.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Approaching the 2 year mark mid February, “Oh the Memories “. Yes this is where I belong/retreat to. Ruby’s dozing while the game is on. Cleared a couple neighbors driveways, shoveled the deck, filled the bird feeders, put out suet. No visit from Yogi today and another friend is having his...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Ruby was glad to see me. Roads were bad.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Visited w/ her husband while we hauled his UTV w/ snowplow back from being repaired in preparation for “the big storm “ coming tomorrow, Saturday. Has been a tough week for her: Medicab ride from St Paul to Alexandria ( close to their son, daughter-in-law and 2 young grandchildren). Bone pain...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Things have been quiet, being respectful of personal space. No news is usually good news.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Good news! Potentially being discharged to a care facility tomorrow. Looking at 2-4 weeks there before going home depending on progress.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Initial report is that the surgery went well. Recovery has begun (though the end is distant). Here we go... Thank you all for your support.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Surgery scheduled for later today: Pelvis repair and prosthetic replacement. Medical Team is optimistic, we’re hopeful.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    She is currently in ICU at United in the Metro area. Surgery as soon as new parts arrive. Shattered pelvis where the cup was installed, a lot of trauma to surrounding tissues. Will know more later today.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Have had better days. My friend Cookie took fall today. Broken pelvis, spike moved a couple inches. Said a prayer
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Thank you, the same wished for all. Had a good visit w/ my friend and shared all that has been shared w/ me. She is working thru swelling, manipulation pain( ice, elevate, rest) and a pronounced knot (similar to “Hank”). Also did wonder aloud “was this the correct course of action “, has...

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