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Still Limping?
« on: July 07, 2009, 04:46:51 PM »
I am about 9 weeks post-op, and finished with Physical Therapy.  My issue is that I still have a limp.  No pain in the hip, but, I believe it is caused by the incision area.  Did/Does anybody else have this issue?  Will it go away?


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Re: Still Limping?
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2009, 05:25:36 PM »
well, you're never really finished with physical therapy.  Keep stretching, and strengthening. It takes awhile to regain the range of motion lost through pre-existing and soft tissue damage during surgery.


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Re: Still Limping?
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2009, 06:26:50 PM »
I have had problems with this same thing.  My Dr. told me that it was due to weak muscles - and it appears that he is right.  I had my surgery 14 months ago and every time I slack off on my exercises that limp comes back.  My words of advice are if you don't want to limp - keep exercising and if you don't want to squeak - keep hydrated! Wish I had known both of those things ahead of time.  It would have saved me lots of worrying.
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