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on: September 14, 2011, 21:26
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Hi my son suffered parties as a child was placed in an a frame for nearly two years ,after the casts came off the doctor said there was nothing else they could do it would right itself ,with no further follow UPS he then began to live with the hip pain he's now in his mid 20s and got a hip replacement 3 years ago,it turns out the hip he's got is the one that was on tv.that is causing muscle wastage in his thigh be now has to go back for another hip replacements anyone have any advice I'm extremely worried his bone in his demurely will become damaged having another hip so soon ,but the metal one has to come out...

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on: September 14, 2011, 21:27
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Sorry perthes ...the phone has predictive txt

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on: September 15, 2011, 10:57
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I had a total hip replcement last August and so far so good. I am so sorry it went wrong for your son, but I know that they will do all they can to fix it. I never realised when I had the operation how much the muscles need to recover after and hurt for so long after. HOwever I am getting better slowly.

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on: September 22, 2011, 14:30
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I know what you mean, I had a replacement knee 18 months ago, it has now healed but it took a very long time and I still have some pain. On the bright side though, I can do more than I could before the op. It's just annoying that I cannot kneel or run after the kids!

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on: November 1, 2011, 19:08
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instead of a Hip replacement, I had mine fused 18 years ago and never have any pain!! haven't even had a dr. visit since the operation.

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Post Re: new hip
on: November 8, 2011, 14:05
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How did that affect your mobility Kelley?

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on: November 8, 2011, 15:43
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Life is good, I actually can't ride a bike! or paint my own toenails...lol but i can laugh about that!! I carried my son full term! I suppose i wouldn't even know what to do if and when i have a hip replacement (yikes) the thought of that is unthinkable right now as don't fix what's not broken!!

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on: December 1, 2011, 01:57
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Man recovery is still taking a while after my hip replacement. At last I have started more physio, like over three months after I came out of hospital! First physio session since then. My physio was shocked and anoyed I had not had any sooner, now my leg muscles are very weak, which is why they hurt so much. Now I have a new set of daily exericses, as my old ones were ment for getting me out of bed enitaly, not long term apretnly. Now I am working on getting my leg muscles stronger again and my balance. I also have weekly gym sessions now at the hospital, had my first one this week.

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