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  1. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @CricketHip thank you again for your support you comments and advice . Each hit the mark every time. I do plan to check in often. Take good care.
  2. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @catlover55 best of recovery to you. I was once told on this thread that each month gets better and I found that to be so true. Glad that my thread was helpful to you. Take good care.
  3. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    Hello this Friday will be the 1 year anniversary of my TRHR.Looking back I feel very blessed to have made the progress that I have .. there were days that I struggled. I am also so very grateful for the support of this thread. I wouldn’t have made it as well without you. I still feel achy at...
  4. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    Just checking in.... almost at 9 months post op.... Feeling so much better however experiencing more stiffness due to not being able to move around as much due to the societal precautions around Covid19. I like many am gratefully working from home but I need to get up more and move away from my...
  5. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @CricketHip Thanks for the info. And yes I have come a long way. This blog played a major part in my recovery. Thanks all. @VSlowLife and @Calgal i had forgotten about the funny PT’s . Watched early in recovery but will watch more . Thanks for the reminder.
  6. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    Well I am now 7 months post op and I feel that each month I get better. My walking is much better, it is cold here in Ohio so I am mainly walking in doors. I try to get up from my desk at work every hour and walk the halls. That has helped a lot with stiffness. I am experiencing some dis comfort...
  7. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @CricketHip grest memory.. you and others were right on the money about PT. I ways doing way to much too soon... Again so glad that I found this site. That one piece of advice regarding PT was invaluable. It turned things around for me. Take good care and thanks again.
  8. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    Just checking in. I am happy to report that I am 6 months out and doing much better. I still have a limp but it has greatly improved. I am not doing any pt exercises just walking. I am uncomfortable some days and take an OTC. Icing and elevating are still my friends.Had my 6 month and final...
  9. Teresawebb

    THR Layla's Recovery

    @Fit4Family I ditto your sentiments about Layla she is a blessing! Happy Holidays.
  10. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @Eman85 thank you for your feedback. I like the term purpose walking. I will keep that term in my head. Glad you are doing well. Thx again.
  11. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @CricketHip yes I have begun to really focus on standing up straight before I take that first step , heal toe , head up. I didn’t realize that I would have to retrain myself to walk... but I am grateful for the progress that I am making. I feel like I have turned a corner but know I have a few...
  12. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    Hello just checking in. I am feeling good. I guess it is due to being more patient. My limp is better except for days like yesterday when at work we hosted Breakfast With Santa for 120 children. By the end of event I was limping and leaning to my right side. Went home iced elevated and rested...
  13. Teresawebb

    THR lotusbuds' recovery thread

    Yes we have a lot to be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving .
  14. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @Layla thanks for checking in. I am walking better. Limp is much better. Some days I still need the cane but I make sure to keep it in my car. I have decided to take a week off from PT and just walk and try to get some rest. I have a very short work week the week. I Found myself getting too...
  15. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @lotusbuds thanks so much for the encouragement and info on your recovery. My PT also does the manual massage and it really helps! I guess my biggest issue is patience... will slow down just a little more and respect the process. Thanks again.
  16. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    Luckily I am managing my aches and pains with Tylenol and mobic . I am taking the limit per day for both. I do have another concern I am now almost 4 months out and still am very tender on the incision site. PT says the incision looks good but extremely tender. Has anyone else experienced...
  17. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @Jaycey thank you very much for the schedule and advice. I will let you know how the Tylenol- Tramadol works for me.
  18. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    I am just now coming off my prescription medicine that was prescriped for 12 weeks. Hydocodin.My OS suggested Tylenol and a prescription anti inflammatory. I have heard that tramadol is good also. I still have soreness and aching as my day progresses and at times after PT. Any suggestions on...
  19. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @CricketHip you are so correct I limped girva good 6 months before the surgery and before that I had pelvic pain... so I now know I have to talk all of that into consideration. I am not just healing from the surgery but also the pre surgery. The process is becoming clearer every day. I will...
  20. Teresawebb

    THR Hip Replacement-9 weeks still limping

    @julesglass yes I did get a new pair of work shoes. That has helped. Also as an update ion my limping. I am still limping but doing better. I don’t use the cane much at home but use when I leave the house. My friends and family have noticed improvement. Any suggestions are welcome. I had to let...

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