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livendive

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5/3 month checkup - cleared to proceed with life
« on: June 02, 2015, 07:38:18 PM »
Had an appointment with Dr Pritchett, 5 months since right BHR and 3 months since left.  He told me I could start light running and he'd like to see me again in a year or so.  :)  8)

Also, I hiked up a local "mountain" on Saturday with my daughter (3.1 miles, 800' climb) and rototilled/raked/planted a vegetable garden all day Sunday with no trouble in the hips, just lots of muscle soreness and a bit of an aching back.  I've definitely still got plenty of additional healing to do, especially on the left side, and I'm still not over the moon with the appearance of the left prosthetic, but I'm excited as all hell to back doing the things I could not do last year, and to have permission to ramp up my activities as tolerated.  I feel like I've graduated hip school!  8)

Thanks everyone, the information and support here has been really helpful,
Dave
RBHR 5 January 2015
LBHR 2 March 2015

JHippy

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Re: 5/3 month checkup - cleared to proceed with life
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2015, 04:06:02 AM »
Fantastic, Dave!
Left HR; Dec. 17, 2014; Dr. Gross and Lee Webb NP;
uncemented Biomet Recap/Magnum; 50mm/56mm.

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Re: 5/3 month checkup - cleared to proceed with life
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2015, 05:52:17 PM »
That's great - keep up the good work, I noticed improvements into the second year.
Hernan, LHR 8/24/2010, RHR 11/29/2010 - Cormet, Dr. Snyder

 

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