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Michelle
Sleeping on my side
Sun Jul 1, 2018 6:02pm
2601:602:680:37a0:1ad:178b:6d2d:3433

or sitting in a car has never been a problem. I do get stiff and it takes time to get my feet under me, but usually not a problem.

The only thing that DOES cause me issues is that the area around the incision is still tender. Last week, I ran it into the corner of a table and I saw stars. I got a nice bruise out of it, but it's ok now.

  • Hip replacement question!Tobie, Mon Jun 25 10:48pm
    Hi all! It's been awhile since I posted! Hope you are all Well! I wanted to know if any of you can not lie in the side you had a total giprepkacement. I had my the in 2015 and can never do that! I am ... more
    • Sleeping on my side — Michelle, Sun Jul 1 6:02pm
    • THR and comfort joanbllt, Tue Jun 26 2:45am
      Several years after the first THR, the sensitivity about lying on my side diminished. With the recent surgeries last year, I am back to favoring that side and avoiding lying on it. I think that it... more
      • 8 yrs Post Op soon For AnteriorJoyce , Mon Jul 2 2:40pm
        and No can't sleep on that side. Still reminded every day of the complications I live with from the Anterior. Knee, foot/ankle. Surgeon would love to replace knee, BUT I so fear any more knives. Now... more
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