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Total Hip Replacement - 12 months later..

It’s been 12 months since I got my bionic hip (read the how’s and why’s here), well almost 12 months, on the 12 month anniversary of having a metal hip surgically implanted into my hip bones I will be undergoing another orthopaedic procedure and I will be back in hospital- which is not really the way anniversaries should be spent! 855 more words


9 Tips About Hip Replacement Treatment - Dr.Simon Coffey

Dr Coffey is experienced in Revision Hip Replacement, where a worn out or painful hip replacement is converted to a new device. There are many reasons why this may be necessary including infection, loosening, metal hip failure, dislocation, fracture and wear. 132 more words

Hip Replacement

New study finds improvement in outcomes following metal-on-metal hip revision surgery

A new study has found that outcomes following metal-on-metal hip revision surgery performed for abnormal reactions to metal have improved since the initial reports were published over five years ago, and are now similar to the outcomes in patients with other types of hip replacement undergoing revision surgery. 12 more words


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