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leejaa

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Hello and :welome:. I am glad you joined us. Please let us know which hip you are having replaced. There is lots of information and support here in reading the articles and the threads.

I will leave you some information that may come in handy.
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If you are at the stage where you have joint pain but don't know for sure if you are ready to have surgery, these links may help:

Score Chart: How bad is my arthritic hip?
Choosing a surgeon and a prosthesis
BMI Calculator - What to do if your surgeon says you're too heavy for joint replacement surgery
Longevity of implants and revisions: How long will my new joint last?

If you are at the stage where you are planning to have surgery but are looking for information so you can be better prepared for what is to come, take a look at these links:

Recovery Aids: A comprehensive list for hospital and home
Recliner Chairs: Things you need to know if buying one for your recovery
Pre-Op Interviews: What's involved?

And if you want to picture what your life might be like with a replaced hip, take a look at the posts and threads from other BoneSmarties provided in this link:
Stories of amazing hip recoveries
 

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Hello @AnnieB
All the best tomorrow. Please join us on the recovery side once you’re resting comfortably at home. We’d love to cheer you on as you begin healing.
Hope to see you there soon!
 

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