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    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Hi was wondering how long it takes for the puffiness on the hip to go or will it be like that forever. Also still get stiff and achy and still have a slight wobble. Is this ok or should I worry?
  2. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Hello... quick question, I am not sure if I am being overly cautious but at 5 months post op. Can I now shave my legs safely? Lol!,,
  3. M

    THR Getting back to normal

    Hi Gopher. I am 5 months post op. All I can say is that everything is getting back to normal but at a slower pace, the advice given on this forum is excellent! Take your time it will all happen when your hip is strong enough. I have noticed that I can now bend more comfortably but still with...
  4. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Layla thank you for checking in❣️ I am doing well but the knee is still stiff at times! Otherwise all is well Looking forward to the Spring and no snow so I can finally get out and try walking for exercise.
  5. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Eman85, I am still using a cane and no adventurous walking, just walking in home so I wonder why it would start hurting?
  6. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Jaycey! The reason I am having an MRI is because I need an annual scan because I had breast cancer and it did not show on any other screening device. I am 7 years cancer free as of today
  7. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    The other issue that has happened in the last 3 days!,, Knee pain on the operated hip side . Never had knee issues before.... what would cause that ? Seems like it’s always something else!!! Disappointed
  8. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Hello Just looking for some insight ! 3 months post LHR I have an MRI booked and will need to lie on my stomach, I asked my surgeon and he said to postpone it till the 4 months mark which is February. I am still sleeping only on my back and good side. I worry that I might have a difficult time...
  9. M

    THR Best way to ice

    All these comments are correct! I too tried to do too many exercises and mostly out of guilt and fear that I would do myself more harm by not doing PT Then I took the advice from this forum and finally stopped and let myself rest and heal and ice !,, Now 3 months out and I am progressing nicely
  10. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Thanks for the advice! Will not use them! Wonder why doctors would recommend things
  11. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    What would you recommend instead of using the theraband?
  12. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Layla❣️ Thanks for quelling my worries about my leg color concerns. Just saw my surgeon and he said it was nothing to be worried about If fact he said I was doing really well and exray showed no concerns! I mentioned my gait and limp and he said that I am still favouring my hip and need...
  13. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    It not bruised or discoloured but just a little pinker.
  14. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    hi just a quick question ! My operated leg is darker in colour ? Anyone else have this and what is the cause? 3 months post LHR . Thanks
  15. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Thank you, osteopath is a good option!
  16. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Hamster mentioned having back pain in a previous post! I am now experiencing lower back pain , and it is so frustrating when I am trying my best to strengthen my hip and walk without a limp It feels like I am taking one step forward and two steps back in my rehabilitation. I feel like I am...
  17. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Eman85 great idea thank you
  18. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Hamster... thanks so much for your input! All this info is most helpful
  19. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Wow never even occurred to me. Yes the shoes are the same!, To the trash they go Thanks so much
  20. M

    THR 6 months post hip replacement

    Jaycee... thank you I will do that from now on! Glad I found this site

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