Hip Fracture recovery articles

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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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