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Two knees and a hip

When a rehab expert has a hip replacement

Our good friend, recently retired physical therapist John Barbis, and I have previously written about his total knee replacements ( 2,216 more words


The Countdown

Facing another total hip replacement makes me so anxious and worried you’d think I was the one going through the surgery. I’m confident it would be easier for me than Mark to recover, so if I could I’d trade him places, but sadly it’s not possible. 763 more words


Clinical outcomes and costs within 90 days of primary or revision total joint arthroplasty

Source:  Journal of Arthroplasty 2016, 20 January

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Date of publication:  January 2016

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Evaluates the factors and costs associated with discharge destination and readmissions within 90 days of TKA or THA. 43 more words


The black hole

I came across this poem the other day.

Autobiography in Five Short Chapters

By Portia Nelson


I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk… 666 more words

Hip Replacement

Why Home Physical Therapy ? Part 2

In a previous article we looked at by a doctor may refer you or a loved one to home physical therapy after being discharged from the hospital or the nursing home. 32 more words

Day 3 Post Hip Replacement Surgery

Day 3 – Morning report:

Last night’s sleep at KCOI wasn’t very restful. Lol. I woke up with heel pain from having to keep my legs in the same position during sleep. 645 more words

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Day 2 Post-Hip Replacement Surgery

Day 2 Post-Hip Replacement Surgery:

Today was kind of an eventful day. My blood count went down, which is expected after surgery and usually not an issue, except that I have anemia (just a touch). 389 more words

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