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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


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.


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.

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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