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  1. TennisNut

    Bilateral THR ByGosh ByGolly ByLateral

    Hi ByGosh, I wish I lived close to you, I would've come over and set you up with my TENS machine! Yes, I've used it post op as well, my thighs scream at me at night and my low back groans at me. I tend to keep both quiet by zapping the moaners! I am looking forward to getting into the pool, I...
  2. TennisNut

    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    Mamarey yes I love it too! I have a little portable one, CMS 3000 and at the moment I have it on my thigh and on the side of my lower leg, before that I had all 4 pads on my lower and mid back. I also put the pads exactly where i have pain. I am enjoying my PT immensely, today all the...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    zauberflöte, no backing off here! Although I'm not walking a mile at a time anymore, I take shorter walks more frequenty. I moved the commode away from the downstairs bathroom, so now when the urge hits me, I have to take the stairs! My scar is practically healed, I have two small places with...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    Giraffe44, it is kinda interesting that so many of us have these extreme temperature anomalies! I'm totally off my medication besides the blood thinner..... Maybe that is the culprit! Oh we'll, I'm taking it happily instead of that bone pain!
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    ByGosh just a quick note that you do not need to worry about how to work the TENS, it comes with instructions and is extremely easy to use! :)
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    Bilateral THR SeaSiren's sweet new hips!

    SeaSiren oh my sweet hipsisa! I'm so sorry to hear that life and its unfortunate mishaps got tangled in with exactly the time you needed for peace, love and support !:console2: I hope those circumstances that can change does so quickly and effortlessly so that you and your family can find...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    Hi ByGosh, I'm doing very well thanks. I'm still doing PT but only 2/week as I'm only about 30% healed and cannot do any strength/resistance training yet. My OS told me to slow down as tendinitis will be my future if I don't watch out :gaah: But all in all I'm doing very well. I only use...
  8. TennisNut

    Interested in experiences with steroid injections

    psychopengy, my 2 cents worth, I had injection into the hip joint under ultrasound. Pain decreased first 3 days and then worse than ever, inflammation was down (felt less stiff) but bone pain was maddening! So for me it did not work. Good luck :)
  9. TennisNut

    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    ByGosh no problem love, I'm happy if I can help. http://compliancemed.com/index.html, that is the website of my particular machine. CMS 3000. You don't need any professional to help you to use it, it comes with a booklet and as you control the intensity it is tailored to your needs. My...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    Littlejem and ByGosh, I use it everywhere ! I now have two patches on the back of my thigh, and two on the front towards the center of my leg above the knee and its heavenly ! You know the feeling when you lie on your back and your back is aching and somebody slips a cool soft pillow behind...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    ByGosh, no problem love, before I had surgery I was treated for herniated discs and had rehab for about a year which showed impovements to a point but I kept on hitting the wall with certain exercises and bone pain, so while we were were waiting for my hip surgery I was in so much pain and did...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    ByGosh, now that you mention Coumadin, I did not stop my blood thinner xeralto, thought I would wait for my OS to tell me, I'll go look for side effects. beckylou, yep I can remember at rehab how my heart rate and blood pressure was also all over the place, heart rate at 54... Bp low ad then...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    Littlejem, yep I thought well ok I'm slap back in menopausal symptoms, but I then went to search and it seems like it could also be the anesthesia, I had a spinal tap.... I'll take it at that - it seems it's quite common, I guess it'll sort itself out. Thanks or the reply :)
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    zauberflöte, straight to jail and hang out with the jbirds! Excellent news that its going well with you too! I've been off the meds for 3 days now, it gets better and better. I have stiffness in my hip and thigh area, uncomfortably stiff, but icing helps, being able to sleep well on both my...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    ByGosh, Littlejem, Maeve, beckylou, zauberflöte, SeaSiren, ladies, I have a question, 2 weeks post op and dong just fine, off all pain meds besides blood thinner, walking unaided, metabolism sorted out and sleeping very well BUT... I am post menopause, know all about hot flashes and menopause...
  16. TennisNut

    THR My mistake-I know

    Hi sandpiper, you will find a wealth of information and suggestions on this site! You have made the first steps towards taking your life back! I can only share with you what I did! My journey towards TLHR started in 2008 and went from chiropractor to neuro surgeon to orthopedic surgeon. I...
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    THR My mistake-I know

    LeeApril26, hi it's pretty easy being on your tummy, start at the back of your bed and get on with your good leg face down keeping your operated leg straight until you can crawl towards your pillow, or lie on your back, keeping a pillow between your legs and gently start rolling over. It's...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    zauberflöte, ByGosh, beckylou :rotfl: y'all make me laugh! I am very fortunate, I seem to heal really fast and have loads of energy! Just to explain my rehab, I was discharged from hospital on my second day. My wound looks realy good, never any seeping and no bandage on day 7! On the fourth...
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    Bilateral THR ByGosh ByGolly ByLateral

    ByGosh, oh honey, how I wish I could just make you a cup of tea and give you a great big bear hug! You girls having bilaterals done just blows me over! It probably sounds as if I'm breezing through this experience, but when I get home from rehab, I lie done and nap in my lift chair, move at...
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    THR Watch out tennis balls ! Tennisnut has landed

    Poppet, you are so right! I'm as quiet as a mouse sleeping on my back now with an array of pillows around me! :)

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