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purplejoanne
purplejoanne Member Posts: 24
edited 22. Sep 2016, 08:16 in Living with Arthritis archive
Hi Everyone,


Tomorrow is the day for me to go and see my consultant with regards to hip replacement. I am keeping everything crossed that he says he will put me on the waiting list. These last few days have been particularly difficult and struggling with the pain, which has now set my knee off again so looks like the steroid injection i had in May has warn off. Just sat writing a list of questions just in case he agrees to operate. Last time i was too young and over weight. Only 6 months older but 1 and half stone lighter. So Keep everything crossed.

xx

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  • mig
    mig Member Posts: 7,154
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Everything's crossed that can be ,good luck. Mig
  • Slosh
    Slosh Member Posts: 3,194
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hope it goes well
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich
  • bubbles
    bubbles Member Posts: 6,508
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    count me in, I will pack scones, never know how long you have to wait. Hope all goes ok and hugs for less pain (((((()))))) XX Aidan
    XX Aidan (still known as Bubbles).
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,731
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    That's some achievement, purpljoanne. I do hope it's taken into account. Good luck!
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • Megrose2
    Megrose2 Member Posts: 331
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    Well done on the weight loss. I'll pop into your pocket tomorrow and hope that everything goes well for you.

    Meg
  • GraceB
    GraceB Member Posts: 1,595
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    Count me in. Hope it goes well. Please let us know how you get on.

    GraceB
    Turn a negative into a positive!
  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,655
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    Best of luck :) I am very impressed with the weight-loss too :)

    Fingers are crossed for you

    Toni xxx
  • barbara12
    barbara12 Member Posts: 21,281
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    Count me in and I hope all goes to plan....please let us know...
    Love
    Barbara
  • nearlybionic
    nearlybionic Member Posts: 1,899
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    HI
    I hope your appointment goes well. I have 2 THR`s so if you have any questions please ask.
    NB
  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,655
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    How did you get on Purplegirl??

    Best wishes

    Toni xxx
  • purplejoanne
    purplejoanne Member Posts: 24
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi

    Thank you to everyone for your support on Tuesday. All went well so now on the waiting list for an urgent hip replacement. Just waiting for hear about a date and pre op assessment. Now to start looking into what I need to be doing before operation and after any advice gratefully received.

    Xx
  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 3,635
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    Hi purplejoanne
    I am so glad that your appointment went well. We have a factsheet about hip surgery that you might find useful especially page 4 that talks about what to do before and after surgery
    https://www.arthritiscare.org.uk/assets/000/001/057/Download_Hip_Surgery_Factsheet_original.pdf?1441115616
    Sending Best Wishes
    Sharon
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,731
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Now to start looking into what I need to be doing before operation and after any advice gratefully received.

    Exercises :lol: The stronger you can get those muscles now the easier your post-op recovery will be.

    Sleeping on your back for 6 weeks is always the hardest bit after a THR but it's a small price to pay in the long run. Good luck and do ask away if you have questions. There are quite a few of us 'hippies' on here.
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright