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    THR Monika66 in recovery - doing great!

    Its hard to believe its almost 8 months since my LTHR (3/24/17). I am doing great, no pain at all, even the scar looks good. I still am careful about a few movements, Dr. told me to be careful for the first 12 months. But it is the best surgery ever, unfortunately my other hip is going to...
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    THR Monika66 in recovery - doing great!

    Hello Nagwa, Congratulations on your hip replacement! It has been weeks that I have not had any walking aids, it was just a gradual progression, walker, crutches, crutch and then nothing. I think my age helped me alot ☺
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    THR Monika66 in recovery - doing great!

    Its hard to believe its been 11 weeks, things are much better. No drugs,no walking aids, and my scar is healing nicely. I do get some leg pains sometimes, I know this is a process. But so happy I had this surgery☺:SUNsmile:
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    THR Hip # 2 today for the Chuckster

    Congratulations Chuckster☺ I am happy to hear you are doing so well. Tomarrow marks my 6th week since my LTHR, so we are rehabbing together, take care, Monika
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    I'm scared...

    Hi David, I had a LTHR about 5 weeks ago and I was very scared and I kept rescheduling. To be honest, it was not as bad as I thought I see a light at the end of the tunnel now, I have minimum pain and am walking without aids. I will need my right hip done too at some point, but I am happy I...
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    THR Monika66 in recovery - doing great!

    Hi again, its 5 weeks post op I am suprised at my progress. I am walking around my house without any aids, no meds because I have very little pain. Maybe some muscles at time, and my wound is still tender. I am not wearing my TEDS socks anymore, and I am flying on Wednesday I got the ok...
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    THR Monika66 in recovery - doing great!

    Thank you all, I so appreciate your kind words and support
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    THR Monika66 in recovery - doing great!

    I had been so afraid to have my LTHR, but I finally did it on 3/24/17. I am not taking any meds, I do still have my incision pain but its bearable as it is still healing. I am walking with one crutch and around the house no walking aids at all. I feel very good, and have been able to sleep...
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    Hello I am back, its now been 16 days from my LTHR. I am off all pain meds now for several days. My swelling is miminum, my wound is doing fine but is still sore so keep icing it. I walk on crutches now and have been working with a PT. I really have no complaints, I get to drive on Tuesday...
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    Just found out I need a double hip replacement .

    Best of luck to you on your surgery tomarrow, I had my LTHR on 3/24/17, you will do just fine ! Sent from my iPhone using BoneSmart Forum
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    Thank you Linda O Sent from my iPhone using BoneSmart Forum
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    Thank you everyone for such kind words and support ! Today is day 5, I feel great! My pain is so low that I take over the counter only as needed. I am walking up and down my stairs and use my walker and I feel the strength coming back in my legs. The only problem for me so far has been...
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    Surgery bumped...

    Hi confused newbie [emoji4]. I see you have your new surgery date which will be here soon . I am here to support you, I feel really good and am walking and your right I feel 10 years younger. Best of wishes see you on the other side. Sent from my iPhone using BoneSmart Forum
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    Day 4, I woke up not feeling dizzy and am taking on/off pain Meds , the pain is not too bad. I really want to shower I will at least sponge bathe today. I feel good, but my surgical leg is a little swollen and I have muscle pain sometimes when I get in and out of bed. My goal today is to do...
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    Thank you confused newbie Sent from my iPhone using BoneSmart Forum
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    Day 3, left the hospital today and am not taking any more narcotics. Feeling better just trying to learn how to use a walker. Thanks for all your support! Sent from my iPhone using BoneSmart Forum
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    My bp is up to 98 do I hope that continues, my surgical area is feeling better today too. This is only day 2, am now sitting up in a chairs just barely used a walker. Sent from my iPhone using BoneSmart Forum
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    I made it to the other side, thank god I am on the recovery side. Very nice hospital dr and staff, food is good too. The narcotics they gave me norco, oxy and morphene brought my blood pressure down to 64/40. I was so light headed I am unable to get up yet. They took me off all those drugs...
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    THR The big day is tomorrow 3/24

    LTHR, posterior I am creating this thread today, next time I'm here I will be on the other side. I am ready to get this over with, I feel nervous but optimistic. I am trying to learn the restrictions, trying to practice them now. Thank you for all the pre op support!

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