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[THR] New hip, new beginning.^

Discussion in 'Hip Replacement Recovery Area' started by Minnie15, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. Mojo333

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    :hi:
    What exactly are you to be doing to strengthen the psoasis that requires additional pain meds?
    Glad they are trying to check out all possibilities... blood tests etc.
    Praying for answers for you.:prayer:
     
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    @Minnie15
    I deleted the duplicate post and the following post for you.
     
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    @Mojo333 thank you.
    I don’t have to increase pain meds, just keep taking them regularly so I can exercise through my pain. I’ve got to try stretching out my hip flexors and psoas muscle.
     
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    Hi @Minnie15
    I'm sorry to read you're struggling so at under two and a half yrs post op and that you have to wait 4-6 months for an MRI. Unbelievable.

    Do you have names of the exercises you're doing? Can't help wonder if they could be doing you more harm than good at this point. Would you be willing to stop them for 2-3 weeks and see if you notice any improvement?
    Sending hugs and wishes for your comfort.
     
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    Hi @Layla
    Yes I’ve decided to not do anything other than walking at the moment and I have a dog so I walk quite a bit.
    I’m trying to stretch out my psoas muscle.
    The exercises were bridging, side leg lift standing against a wall, squeezing ball between legs when led on back with knees up. Find it hard to describe exercises!
    The last couple of days have felt slightly easier but at night time is the worse.

    I just wonder how this pain started in the beginning, it’s been like this since January. I don’t remember doing anything specific and thinking ouch that hurt. I’ve been told ‘these things happen’...
     
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    Update...MRI available this Friday evening. Good news.
     
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    :fingersx:
     
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    Wishing you the best of luck @Minnie15
    Please keep us posted.
     
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    Evening all. Wanted to let you know the results of my MRI
    “ALL NORMAL”

    Ok so in one way that’s good news, however I’m still in pain and to date there has been no explanation why.
    My surgeon has said he’s not sure where we go from here but wants another X-ray (the last one in March was fine) and possibly another cortisone injection followed by physiotherapy immediately after if the pain subsides following the cortisone jab in to the muscle.

    Frustrated is an understatement.
    I’m currently doing no exercises whatsoever and overall the pain has slightly reduced but I’m still waking up in agony most nights.
     
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    Great news on your MRI results. I'm sorry you continue to struggle without answers.
    Prayers the origin of your pain is discovered so you're able to move forward in comfort.
    Please stay in touch. We're here for you!
    @Minnie15
     
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