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Hip Fracture recovery articles

Discussion in 'LIBRARY General Topics' started by alexthecat, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. alexthecat

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    The advice about not flexing the hip sometimes applies to people who have had hip replacement. If you are challenged about it and your hip was pinned, it has nothing to do with you. Don't even worry about it. Just smile and nod.

    Here is a short reading list about recovering from hip pinning.

    Pain management and the pain chart
    The Myth of Addiction
    Pain and swelling control: elevation can help
    Using Ice

    Recovery Aids
    How to Use Crutches
    Warning about Armpit Crutches
    Recliners

    Blood Thinners
    Constipation and Stool Softeners

    Energy Drain
    Sleep Deprivation
    Post Op Blues
    Accepting Help
     

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