My brother bought me a hip for Christmas.

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  1. Dec 16, 2017 #31

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    You know we're all pulling for you Joe, Hang in there. A number of Years ago my Wife had some Surgery done in Mexico, everything went like Clock Work, and the out come was Positive. You're going to be Okay, Prayers coming your way.
     
  2. Dec 16, 2017 #32

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    Thanks again gang.
    Leaving tomorrow night, should be back sometime friday.
    Unless I decide to stay awhile for fish tacos and Ceviché.
     
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    Hey Joe,

    Hope the best for ya man,

    Take care of yourself,

    and let us know how your doing, as soon as your up to it.


    Jim
     
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    Best of luck to you. Say hello to Jose Cuervo for us while you are down there.:thumbs up:
     
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  5. Dec 16, 2017 #35

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    If I see him I will.
    I haven't been friends with him and his buddies for a year and a half now.
     
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    I second all these emotions for you BBQ. It is very nice to see so many of us here caring for one who is injured.:heart::thumbs up:
     
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    Medical tourism.
    People schedule medical treatment in other countries and recover sitting on the beach there.
    Cheaper and more fun.
    For what a hospital room cost you can stay in a 4 star resort.:D
     
  8. Dec 17, 2017 #38

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    Sending well wishes your way! My sister had this done last year and was very happy with the results. She's no longer dealing with hip pain. I'm hoping you get the same results. :thumbs up:
     
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    I'll be thinking and saying a prayer for you, docs and speedy return to pain free health! Keep us updated!
     
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    I had surgery this morning. I'm able to write this because I didn't die on the table.
    Still lots of pain, but I'll have to give it a while before I give this place a review.
     
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    Give it time. . . glad to hear an update. Now the hard part of healing and taking it easy for awhile.
     
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    You've been on my prayer list ever since your first post. It's great to hear surgery went OK. I'm gonna keep you on my list for a speedy, successful, recovery.
     
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    I'm just waiting for the doc to give me the go to test drive this new hip.
    I can't stand sitting in this bed much longer.
     
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    I'd think they should get you moving pretty quickly now. I think I was up and walking about 4 hours after the surgery. Walking is good for you and your hip! I walked over 1000 feet the first day (which is a lot higher than most but I'm young as hip replacements go) and was up to a mile in a few days.
     
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    I think It all depends if your prosthesis is cemented or not.
    Mine was not a cement installation.
     
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    Neither was mine.
     
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    Running after the Nurses yet?
    Or baby steps?

    Do as your Therapists tells you! SIL didn't and then with the addition of thunder thighs she's on disability, blaming the Doctors.
     
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    They haven't let me walk yet. I have my wife with me so I doubt they'll be any nurse chasing.
    Mexico hospitals are pretty cool with letting your spouse stay in the room.
    I'm sure for them it free's up the staff.
    You know, pillow fluffing and the like.
     
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    Joe, so glad you're ok. Just take it easy for awhile, and give yourself time to Heal.
     
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    Therapy will make you heal fast ....and right.

    Take care , get well soon.



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    Here we go, he's feeling well enough to want to wander the halls.
     
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    I'm up and walking with a walker. My only problem now,is that my knee was way worse than it first seemed. When it was operated on some years ago, they left a bunch of bone bits behind. It's gonna have to be worked on as soon as my hip allows.
     
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    That's amazing, being up and moving this fast. Modern medicine has come a long way.
     
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    I just want to add that this is kind of my brother and live. We don't talk all that often and only see eachother maybe once a year but when he was down on his luck which is most of the time I have been tgere to help him out. I don't hold anything over his head and it is because he is my brother. I gave him a truck last year.
     
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    Don't forget to grab a liter of tequila while you are there, I believe that is all you are allowed to bring back per person
     
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    Happy the surgery went well and you did not die. Surgery is pain free, it is the therapy that is a B1tch. Take it slow and easy adn yes you are going to have to get the knee fixed now. you will become more active after the hip heals and your knee is going to complain, ALOT. Careful sailing ahead.
     
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    Will you go back to Mexico for the knee surgery too? Sending happy and healing thoughts.
     
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    When you get to physical therapy, be careful with some of the exercises they'll be giving you as they may hurt your knee. I didn't notice it when doing the exercises but my knee hurt so bad a few hours later, I could barely walk due to knee pain. As I recall, it was exercises related to bending the knee with weights on your ankle.
     
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    The doc will be looking at it this morning, and hopefully formulating a plan.
     
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    So Glad you're up and moving around Joe, we are all looking forward to your complete recovery.
     
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