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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning Hip Preservation Surgery

    Hi, Stephen! You posted on my thread a while back - my turn on yours! I had my pinning done three days before yours; I got the all-clear to go weight bearing as tolerated about 3-4 weeks ago. The problem now is building the muscles back up - the support muscles around the hip are quite sore...
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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning April Fool :(

    Had my 6 week (ok, 5 and a half, but who's counting?) check in today - x-ray looked good, lots of hard callus visible. And, the best news... I'm cleared for weight bearing as tolerated, and I can drive again. :) Hooray! It's amazing how quickly my affected leg atrophied. Even putting more...
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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning April Fool :(

    Thanks! A positive outlook helps everything... the uncomfortable nights and long days would get to you otherwise! Today is my 5-week surg-iversary. Didn't need the 4am tylenol two nights in a row! I expect that will be hit-and-miss for the next few weeks, but I'll take every bit of...
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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning April Fool :(

    Thank you, Celle and Deb! It's my left (thankfully, non-driving) hip, and yes, Saturday April 3 was my surgery. 1:20pm. Will never forget it! I'll keep you updated! Again, what a fantastic resource. John
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    Fractured Neck of Femur/Pinning April Fool :(

    Don't skateboard in the house. I wish I had followed that rule more closely! On April Fools Day, I decided that it would be great to buy my teenage children a skateboard and show them how Dad did it 30 years ago... I looked great for about 15 seconds, and then it all went - quite literally -...

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