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Hip Replacement Recovery - Weeks 1 - 2

It’s been almost a month since I had my hip replacement, which you can catch up with here. Read on to find out how I found the first few weeks of my recovery at home. 1,028 more words


Total Hip Replacement - My Surgery Experience

In the build up to my surgery I did a lot of research, I had trouble finding stories from younger people who had hip replacements. In fact every time I spoke to anyone about my surgery the first thing they said was “ooh, you’re young to be having a hip replacement”. 2,554 more words


Determinants of patient satisfaction and their willingness to return after primary total hip replacement

Source:  BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2016, 17 (330)

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Date of publication: August 2016

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: This cross-sectional study looked at factors associated with patient satisfaction after primary total hip replacement (THR), which could affect the willingness of a patient to return to the same hospital for treatment unrelated to THR in the future. 42 more words


The Pain In My Face Is A Pain In The @ss

I’d like to introduce you to a condition I have called Trigeminal Neuralgia. Another one of those invisible illnesses, it has been described as “the suicide disease” by both patients and doctors because of how outrageously painful and debilitating it can be. 1,138 more words

Invisible Illness

Therapeutic Exercise

Prescribing appropriate and specific treatment is our job as physical therapists. Exercise  is arguably the most significant portion of this responsibility. Our class was tasked with creating presentations focusing on therapeutic exercise. 121 more words

Physical Therapy

That's Sick -


I know that I’m on to a winner when one of my children or a student in at my school describes something that I have done as ‘Sick!’ 203 more words


Hip Replacement Surgery Has Come a Long Way

In the 100 plus years, hip replacement has been practiced, the surgery has come a long way. This is due to rigorous testing and research into the prosthetic materials used, as well as, technological developments in diagnostic tools like the arthroscope. 646 more words

Hip Replacement