|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
Updated August 06, 2006
Radiation Therapy To Prevent Heterotopic Bone FormationHi all The radiation therapy is used by some surgeons to prevent heterotropic bone formation following total hip replacement. In cemented total hip replacement this does not cause much problem. However in Hip Resurfacing (Acetabular side) and uncemented total Hip Replacement the fixation of prosthesis is by the natural bone growing on the prosthesis. When radiation is used this
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
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