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Week 10 - Wobbly in the water; right hip plays up; physio fundamental for full recovery

I decide to start a regular swim, another sport that I had to more or less give up several years ago, because of the pain in the hip sockets. 909 more words

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Week 9 - Walking to school; physio showing results

I walk R to school on a very autumnal morning; blowy wind, skittering leaves, flashes of weak sun. He pockets ‘helicopters’ blown down from the sycamores overhead to play with later in the playground, and we snatch a few last blackberries. 122 more words

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Suggested Alternatives for High Intensity Interval Training #running #triathlon

A reader named Karen writes to us this week asking about alternatives to get in her higher intensity workouts (speed or quality work) while reducing the impact on the lower body. 524 more words


Week 7 - Up a tor, slowly; back behind the wheel

I turned a corner this week when, suddenly, the pain in the knee and shin I’ve been whingeing on about for weeks disappeared. The hip has obviously reached a point of healing and strengthening where it can at last prevent most of my weight being transferred to the knee. 394 more words

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Day 42 or the 6-week mark - more physio and a phone consultation

Today marks six whole weeks from the operation, and I have both a physio appointment and a phone consultation with my consultant, (neither of us thinking it worth the hassle, time and expense, especially me, to have a meeting in-person. 440 more words

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Caltrans To Close Lanes At Night On Bay Bridge For Joint Replacement Project

OAKLAND (KCBS) – Starting Friday night, Caltrans will close lanes on the upper deck of the Bay Bridge so it can replace deteriorating expansion joints. 404 more words


Hip replacement surgery: Patients are pain-free and loving life

By David Sherman

Doctors and patients agree it’s a miracle. After months or perhaps years of pain and immobility, the intense ache vanishes and in a few days or weeks, you’re up and around and pretty soon life is back to normal. 2,898 more words

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