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Is hip worse than a knee?
Bluesman575 posted:
Hey folks, new to this site,just a quick history,3 years ago I had my R kenee replaced,took pretty well,2 years ago I had a Osteotomy on my left knee,totally sucked,sorry for the language, but the worst experience ever for me,then a year after that, had the left replaced anyway, the osteotomy was suppose to last 10 years, not with me, only got 1. So now here it is a year after the left knee, now I need a new R hip,is it a quicker recovery than a knee? I sure hope so.
georgia888 responded:
I can't speak from personal experience but everyone I've talked to with experience claims that the recovery from THR is much quicker than that from TKR.

Good luck to you!


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