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An_206614 posted:
Is use of a treadmill for walking only good & safe exercise after a total hip replacement?

Thank you!
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Bal M Rajagopalan, MD responded:
Hello,

Using a treadmill for walking is definitely a safe exercise [in moderation> after a total hip replacement, but, do listen to your hip - if you have any pain, etc. go see a doctor.

- Dr. Raj
DR RAJ MD,FRCSC www.drhipandknee.com


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