Skip to content
Hip pain 2 yrs post op.
avatar
Anon_19107 posted:
Two years ago I had arthro surgery on my hip. They fixed a big acetabular tear flap, removed some cartilage that had just been chewed up, and did a microfracture/bone shaving repair. I have had pain, but significantly reduced pain, daily since the procedure. However, the pain had increased notably as of late (approximately two years post op). I was able to run (>3 miles a few times weekly) but have stopped running and the pain is still increasing despite that fact that I am only taking walks now for exercise. By the evening I am often a bit limpy. I am only 31 and this seems askew from the results I was told to expect.My GP tells me to take it easy and keep taking anti-inflammatories but this is not very effective. I am unsure what the problem is or what to do? Should I see a specialist again? Is this arthritis? Do I need another procedure? Any well informed advice or even personal experience in this would be so welcomed!!!!!
Reply


Helpful Tips

Pain after Knee ReplacmentExpert
For most people a knee replacement can predictably eliminate pain and restore function. This is not to say that the operation is not ... More
Was this Helpful?
58 of 73 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health Joint Replacement Center