@Jailguard Welcome to BoneSmart! It is very normal to feel anxious about having surgery. Is there something in particular you are feeling anxious about? Do ask any/all questions you may have and we will try to give you accurate information and lots of support.
Here is our list of pre op articles and helpful suggestions:
Hip: pre-surgery considerations
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:
Congrats! your first day back to recovery to a normal life again starts that day! all the helpful links have been listed above, make sure to go take a look. Your feelings are common amongst most if not all people who went through the diagnosis and surgery. Completely normal to feel anxious. It's a procedure is very common and so many of us have gone through it with success! good luck!
I feel for you!! I have a little longer to wait as in October 10th and have started feeling the odd bout of anxiety but keep telling myself that the long term benefits are end goal and are very much worthwhile. Stay brave!!
Best Wishes for tomorrow!
I am sure you’ll do great. We’ll be watching for you on the healing side of the forum to share Recovery Guidelines and support you as you’re recuperating. Please join us there once you’re feeling up to it. Hope to see you soon! @Jailguard