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Re: HR rehab
Sun Apr 19, 2009 5:40am

How long did your recovery really take? At first I heard 3 months, now I hear 6-12 months? Just not sure what to expect?

  • Re: HR rehabPauline, Sat Apr 18 7:34am
    Best wishes with your rehab. It has been 8 years since I had my hip replaced by Dr. Swanson. I have never had hip pain and my hip is incredibly stable. There is life after hip replacement - a... more
    • Re: HR rehab — amyjane, Sun Apr 19 5:40am
      • RecoverySue, Mon Apr 20 8:01am
        Your recovery is in stages, you will not wake up and suddenly feel healed. You will start to see small changes even in the first couple of weeks and it will keep getting better. I am ten months out... more
      • Re: HR rehabPauline, Mon Apr 20 8:00am
        Amy, Recovery from hip replacement has different stages. At one week post-op I no longer took pain pills. At three weeks post-op I was able to return to work full time. I don't remember having any... more
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