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Old 10-04-2018, 04:45 PM   #1
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Smile post surgery

a lot of people knew I was getting a new hip.and wanted updated. the surgery was today and all went well, now it is just recovery for 6 weeks.
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Old 10-04-2018, 05:06 PM   #2
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Ah the problems of getting older. Just think know much pain people were in a 100 years ago. Are we nor lucky to be living in this age of medical advances.
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Old 10-04-2018, 05:35 PM   #3
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That is absolutely amazing. They can put you a new hip in and not only survive the operation but thrive.
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Old 10-04-2018, 06:55 PM   #4
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It really is amazing. I got my new right one almost three years ago and I kind of kick myself for waiting so long to get it. Therapy was great, and I was told to not over do it, just do what they had me do, because your muscles need time to heal. Kind of glad I didn't get one of those recalled hips that people got years before and had to get them replaced.
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Old 10-04-2018, 08:59 PM   #5
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Glad it went well. Joyce and I are praying for a speedy recovery.
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Old 10-05-2018, 06:34 AM   #6
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Glad to hear it went well. Wishing for a speedy recovery for you.
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Old 10-05-2018, 10:26 AM   #7
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Wishing you a speedy recovery. Keep us posted on your progress. Who's watching Paul?
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Old 10-05-2018, 11:15 AM   #8
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Take it slow. I had my right hip done 2013. My left hip was supposed to be done 12/27/2017 but at my pre op the found something needing more test on my heart. Next thing I know I'm having double by pass surgery in February. Widow maker 90% in one artery 50% in another. Fast forward to 6/13/18 got my left hip done & all went great. A few days before taking off for a month long trip to the Oregon coast 9/18/18 my hip starts hurting. Talked to the orthopedic surgeon's office said it might just be swelling from going in & out of our Montana loading it before we left & now at the coast for the last two weeks. Said to ice it & return to one step at a time as told by physical therapist. Made an appointment for when we get home. So don't over do it.
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Old 10-05-2018, 01:01 PM   #9
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Get better lots of camping to do!
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Old 10-05-2018, 11:00 PM   #10
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We are so glad to hear the good news. You will be back to new in no time. Prayers sent for a speedy recovery.
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Old 10-06-2018, 05:20 AM   #11
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Old 10-06-2018, 03:05 PM   #12
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Glad things went good and we hope you have a speedy recovery.
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Old 10-06-2018, 03:09 PM   #13
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Work on that physical therapy and you will be fine. Experience speaking.
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Old 10-06-2018, 06:43 PM   #14
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Glad to hear it went well!
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Old 10-06-2018, 07:17 PM   #15
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I've had both of my hips replaced. Rehabbed at home using a recumbent exercise bike and doing exercises. Wasn't as bad as I thought it would be, wish I would of done it sooner. Good luck to you...
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Old 10-07-2018, 06:52 AM   #16
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Glad to hear everything is going good. Prayers for a complete recovery as soon as possible.
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