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Jerry Flanagan wrote at 2013-06-21 00:33:21
I had a hip replacement almost two years ago.  Being an avid runner, I went against the advice of my doctor and immediately resumed my running.  After only three months, I ran a half-marathon and posted an excellent time for my age (73).  I continue to train and race with absolutely no complications.


teri wrote at 2013-10-07 15:27:41
I'm due to have bilateral hip replacements and was wondering if i will be safe to go kite surfing and still do some crossfit? I know I will have to give up a lot but still would like to engage in fun activities.


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Sharon Davis

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I can answer questions on physical therapy after hip replacements; The problem of depression after this surgery; How to find a good surgeon; What questions to ask when interviewing a surgeon; What to expect after surgery; How hip surgery affects a younger person; What you can expect insofar as healing; Pregnancy issues, and all general questions on recuperation.

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I had my first set of bi-lateral hips put in at the age of 16. I am now 50. I have had to have my legs virtually reconstructed each time I have had the surgery. I know first hand how this surgery can affect all facets of homelife, career, child bearing, and physical appearance.

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BA English 1981 Wagner College, Staten Island, NY
BA Education 1983 CUNY, Staten Island, NY
MA Special Education 1984 CUNY, Staten Island, NY

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