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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    AH yes, follow up is this Wednesday 9/28
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    THR 2 weeks out for LHR 8/30

    Left THR completed 9/13. After being delayed from 8/30 due to power outages in the area including the hospital. Doing well and progressing 10 days post-surgery on left hip. Was a little apprehensive about right hip , but it is responding well also. Some differences from LTHR compared to RTHR in...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Left THR completed 9/13. Doing well and progressing 10 days post-surgery on left hip. Was a little apprehensive about right hip , but it is responding well also. Some differences from LTHR compared to RTHR in April. LTHR Pain was unbearable with any weight for first 2 days compared to being able...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Bummer!!! We had storms come through Monday night with power outages across Michigan. Got a Call at 10:30 PM that surgery was cancelled due to no power at hospital and only doing emergency surgeries on generator power, also a boil water advisory in effect. Rescheduled for 9/13 with possibility...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    One week out for THR for the right hip. still having an ache in the right leg about half way down the side after walking or getting up from a low chair. . Talked to doctor and he is not concerned. said muscles and tendons still healing and it may be 6 months to a year until feeling totally...
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    THR 2 weeks out for LHR 8/30

    I just had pre-opt blood work done, getting ready for THR on left hip on 8/30. Had RH done 4/26, so it will be about 4 months apart. I am ready to be able rehab both hips and get moving even more. Right is pretty good, but looking forward to a quiker recovery for LH due to it not being as bad as...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Update July 19: 12 weeks post-op. Hi, Back from 2 weeks camping. Overall did OK. I over-did walking one day and paid for it the next few days. Sitting in low chairs and getting up is not my friend yet. Only pain in surgical hip is a muscle or IT band half way down side of leg. Guess I need more...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Update June 28: 9 weeks post-up LH THR. closer to 90%, there I think. walking pretty good, use cane when it is long distance or tired. Just need to keep strengthening the muscles. I will have last PT session in 2 days, the off camping for a couple of weeks. I did get an injection in the left hip...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Update June 21: 8 weeks post-up LH THR. Feel about 80-90%. Discomfort only on side when getting up, made the mistake of telling PT and started me on exercises getting up and down from different heights to mimic different heights of chairs. Ha Ha. Saw the doctor and scheduled a steroid...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Hope you are doing well with your recovery. It was a little tough the first few weeks for me, but got noticeably better each week.
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Update June 15: 7 weeks post-up LH THR. Getting closer to normal movements and walking further. No assistance around the house, using cane outside to assist in keeping my fate straight and after fatigue when walking. Driving more. Still have a little ache or discomfort on right side of upper...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Update June 8th: 6th week post-op. I am moving around a lot better. I visited my previous PT prior to surgery and was encouraging about my progress, because I was pretty messed up when I first saw her. I am using a cane but not needed much around the house. I definitely use outside and during...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    Sorry, to hear that you are going through that, Hope they find the cause of the ongoing pain.
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    5th Week post-op Tuesday June 1st. I ditched the walker last Friday. It was getting in the way and slowing me down. Using a cane, but a using nothing inside when close to something I can steady myself when needed, like counter , chair, etc. Walking a little farther outside. PT can really cause...
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    THR My Right THR recovery going well after almost 4 week

    4th week since Surgery. I am definitely getting around better. Not ready to ditch walker, but just use it as a stabilizer and not putting a lot of weight on it now. 1st PT session was yesterday, Monday and have 2 more scheduled this week. PT said that I have a lot more flexibility than usual hip...

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