|Evelyne has given me permission to post her Water Exercises on the Website.
Her only caution to patients is: Just let the patients know that it is easy to overdo things in the pool and that you have to build things up slowly. Evelyne’s Water Exercises:1.Walking forward, short even steps. Rolling off the heel to toe. Toes forward.2. Walking forward, lifting knees to 90 degrees (horizontal). Toes forward.
The top of your crutches should reach between 1 and 1 1/2
inches below your armpits while you stand up straight.
The handgrips of the crutches should be even with the top of
your hip line.
Your elbows should bend a bit when you use the handgrips.
Hold the top of the crutches tightly to your sides, and use
your hands to absorb the weight. Don’t let the … Read the rest
|Sexual Function Improves Significantly after Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery More females report improvement http://newsroom.aaos.org/media-resources/Press-releases/sexual-function-improves-significantly-after-hip-or-knee-replacement-surgery.htm Immediate Release March 19, 2013 CHICAGO – Osteoarthritisof the hip or knee, affecting millions of Americans each year, is known to limit sexual activity. New research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS) found that total hip(THR) or total knee replacement(TKR) surgery improves sexual function in 90 percent|
Dr. Brooks of the Cleveland Clinic4/2/2013
Hi Pat, Thanks for asking about running and other impact activities after hip resurfacing. What I can tell you about this is that the study referencing a higher failure rate in impact sports involves the Conserve Plus device, not the Birmingham which I use. They are not strictly comparable. The main difference I could see in the Conserve Plus is the presence of … Read the rest
Your doctor has prescribed anti-coagulation medications to prevent blood clots and increase the blood flow in your legs. Along with taking your medications as prescribed, T.E.D. anti-embolism stockings will help prevent blood clots in the deep veins of your legs.
Commonly referred to as TED or TEDS Hose – T.E.D. means thrombo-embolic disease/devices. Anti-embolism stockings are long, tight fitting “socks” that keep mild graduated pressure
Hints and Instructions to many activities required after surgery including how to use walking devices
| Sit down
on the edge of the bed, reaching back with one
hand at a time.
Getting into the Car
Back up to the front car seat until you feel it on the back of your legs.
Slide your operated leg forward, reach back with both hands, and slowly lower yourself into the seat.
Scoot yourself across the car seat, keeping your operated leg straight.
Slowly turn your body so you are facing forward. It may be more comfortable to ride in the back seat if … Read the rest
- Post-Op Exercises from the McMinn Center Video
- Water Therapy and Pool Exercises by Patricia Walter
- Evelyne’s Water Exercises for De Smet Patients
- Psoas Tendonitis Treatment by Peter Schultz DPT, OCS
- 90-90 Quad-Psoas Stretch
- Exercises for HR Patients Returning to Sports by Peter Schultz
- Return to Golf Following Hip Surgery by by Peter Schultz
- Pre-op Exercises by Pete Schultz @ Dynamic Sports
- Early Post-Op Exercises
Revision of metal-on-metal resurfacing arthroplasty of the hip – THE INFLUENCE OF MALPOSITIONING OF THE COMPONENTS 2008
R. De Haan, MD, Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery1; P. A. Campbell, PhD, Research Scientist2; E. P. Su, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon3; and K. A. De Smet, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon4 1 University Hospital Brussels, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium. 2 J. Vernon Luck Snr MD, Orthopaedic Research Centre, Orthopaedic Hospital/University of California Los Angeles, 2400 … Read the rest
During my several years of learning and reading about hip resurfacing, I have heard of two people having dislocations. There may be more, but I only know if people post their dislocation on the various discussion boards I belong to.
One young man was doing an exercise bringing his knee to his chest. His leg was tight and he jerk his knee toward his chest and caused a dislocation of … Read the rest
Psoas tendonitis is typically from over working or an overactive hip flexor (which the psoas muscles are part of). To avoid this, it is important to limit the amount of hip flexor strengthening early on in the rehabilitation process. I don’t do any hip flexor strengthening with my patients untill 6-8 weeks post op.
If I encounter a patient with hip flexor pain. The treatment should be rest, ice, anything … Read the rest