It’s been 12 months since I got my bionic hip (read the how’s and why’s here), well almost 12 months, on the 12 month anniversary of having a metal hip surgically implanted into my hip bones I will be undergoing another orthopaedic procedure and I will be back in hospital- which is not really the… Continue reading Total Hip Replacement – 12 months later..
Back in March I had my 6 month hip replacement review with my consulant. Personally, I’d felt like things were going pretty well, although I’d had a small surgery to remove a bladder stone under general anaesthetic which I think they were less than careful flinging my legs and new hip around so I’d been… Continue reading Hip Replacement – 6 Month Review
Last September I had to have my hip replaced. I became a fully fledged bionic woman. I’m like 60% metal parts these days. You can read about the why’s and where’s in this post https://estellosaurus.com/2016/10/06/total-hip-replacement-my-surgery-experience/ It was a long recovery and at my 12 week review my consultant suggested a course of Physiotherapy, they were… Continue reading Post Hip Replacement Hydrotherapy
It’s been around 20 weeks since I had my hip replaced. Somedays it feels like an age ago, other days it feels like it was only last week. Next month I will be having my 6 month review with my consultant, so today seemed like a good time to talk about how it’s all been… Continue reading Hip Replacement Recovery -Week 20
It’s been almost 10 weeks since I had my hip replaced. I’m doing ok. Last week, I saw my consultant for my post – operative check up. They had me walk a few steps in front of them, asked how the wound was, if I was in pain, how I was getting around etc. They… Continue reading Hip Replacement Recovery – Week 9 (ish)
So, it’s been around 6 weeks since my hip replacement. I wrote about my initial recovery a few weeks ago and you can catch up with that here. It has been a long 6 weeks. I suffered for around a fortnight with a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) and my ongoing bladder stone caused me some… Continue reading Hip Replacement Recovery – Week 6
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. It wasn’t long after arriving home that I realised how much pain I was in, without the hospital providing me… Continue reading Hip Replacement Recovery – Weeks 1 – 2