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    THR Getting back to normal

    BTW, in general, from everyone; when would be the most likely time after surgery (no swelling, no bruising, etc.) to stop the iceing?
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    THR Using heat after surgery

    Everyone talks about icing after surgery. Is there any place for heat? or is heat an absolute no no? I hate ice but I love heat. Before surgery, heat has been my best friend, I would hate to lose my best friend and exchange it for an enemy, but it looks like that’s what I will have to do. Has...
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    THR Aquatic therapy

    Has anyone had aquatic therapy, either before or after surgery? If so, I would appreciate your comments on its effectiveness. Also, if after surgery, how long after surgery is it OK to get in the pool? Thanks.
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    THR Tramadol for pain

    Has anyone used tramadol for hip arthritic pain before surgery?
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    THR Referred Pain

    I have not had surgery yet, I will have RTHR in January and LTHR in March. Sometimes my knees hurt, not when walking or exercising, but when lying in bed, feels like the pain is around the front or on the kneecap. Has anyone else had this before surgery? if so, did it go away after surgery? I am...
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    THR Looking Forward to Surgery

    I have been lurking on this site for awhile now, wonderful information, it is so enlightening. I have AO in both hips, right one for about 14 months, left one for about two months. Surgery for RTHR is scheduled for Jan. 19 and LTHR for March 2, 2021. Certainly looking forward to both dates so I...


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