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handymann posted:
How much time should there be between total hip replacement surgery
KevinHilton responded:
This really is a loaded question without a great answer. I would #1 ask your surgeon, however I'll give you a few guidelines I usually work with
#1 -- You should be near totally recovery on your first hip. You'll be depending on that leg
#2 - Usually at least 4-6 weeks is a minimum standard to minimize risk of deep vein thrombosis or blood clotting.
#3 - Other medical problems you may have may greatly effect these soft time points.
handymann replied to KevinHilton's response:
Thank you for your reply, was really helpful as it confirmed what I was thinking about the time facture

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