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Does Hip Arthroscopy Really Help?

Over the past 15 to 20 years, the use of arthroscopic procedures for hip pathologies has rapidly increased. Leaders in sports medicine have standardized many arthroscopic techniques, including methods of joint distraction, portal location, approaches to labral repair or debridement, and management of cartilage lesions. 179 more words


06/06/2017: Day 25

Yesterday, the hospital called and there was a cancellation. I was able to go do the evaluation for the aqua therapy early! Woot! Woot! God is good! 318 more words

Weight Loss


I am in a group for people who are “young” when they have a total hip replacement. Young isn’t defined but I’m definitely not the youngest, by a long shot, at 37. 151 more words


One of the emotionally draining things about this process of waiting for surgery is the ups and downs in my physical state. Sometimes I get a few days of painlessness, and then I start questioning whether I need to do the surgery now or can wait, but at the same time I’m anxious that the pain will return and so I try to enjoy the time while I’m free of pain. 396 more words

Hip Replacement - 6 Month Review

Back in March I had my 6 month hip replacement review with my consulant.

Personally, I’d felt like things were going pretty well, although I’d had a small surgery to remove a bladder stone under general anaesthetic which I think they were less than careful flinging my legs and new hip around so I’d been a bit sore. 754 more words


New Mayo Study: 30% of THA Patients Will Need 2nd THA | Orthopedics This Week


Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed.

Thu, April 27th, 2017

“So if I have this hip replaced, what are the chances I will need the other hip done later on?” That is one of the questions that a team of Mayo Clinic researchers wanted to answer. 246 more words

Hip Replacement

I'm A Happy Hippy, Part 1

I am the proud owner of a new hip, and she’s wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

First off, let me apologize for the huge delay in posting the follow up to my surgery on Feb. 1,205 more words

Invisible Illness