Hello everyone! I’m day one on the other side of the pre op anxiety! So glad that is behind me and I’m on the way to adjusting to my new hip. I will hopefully go home today and Home Health will start tomorrow. I was so surprised how just one little move the wrong way getting out of bed sent a...
I just got the call that I need to be at the Hospital at 4 am! I didn't even think about the DSL time change thing when I scheduled this but at least we gained an hour so it won't be as bad. Does anyone here still feel like they can't believe they are actually going to go through with the THR...
I am vacillating on what aids to buy to be ready when I get home.
here is what I have so far:
side bed rail
sock assist device
toilet arms to assist getting up or down
long handled sponge
borrowing an ice machine
borrowing a shower stool
buying a long pillow to put between legs...
My pre op education class insisted that we use a clean washcloth and towel every day once I’m allowed to bathe. The washcloth I can live with, but have trouble reasoning for the new towel each time. Anyone else know of this rule? Also do you think a shower chair is a necessity?