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    An_256941 posted:
    Is there a weight limit for hip replacement surgery?
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    atti_editor responded:
    Hello,

    This article from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says that there is no absolute age or weight restrictions for hip replacements, but that recommendations for surgery are based on pain level and disability. You should speak with your doctor about how weight may factor into your surgery and recovery and come up with a treatment plan that is best for you.

    Best wishes,
    Atti


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