Questions to ask your Surgeon before Hip Arthroscopy The decision to undergo hip arthroscopy surgery is not an easy one to make, and it should consider several questions. Some may include - How do I maximize my long-term hip health? How do I get the best rehab for my hip? What are the pros and cons of a surgical vs. conservative approach? These are big questions, and I'll be working to answer … [Read more...] about Questions to ask your Surgeon before Hip Arthroscopy
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Days 11-18: A Turning Point Hip Preservation Post-Op (Post 7) If you have missed the other posts in the series, catch them here: Post 1: Day 1 Post-Op Recovery Post 2: Day 2 Post-Op Recovery Post 3: Days 4-5 Post-Op Recovery Post 4: Day 6 HLI Rehab Post 5: Day 7 HLI Rehab: Mantras and Edema Management Post 6: Day 10 Slow & Steady: The Yoga of Hip Labral Rehab Day 11 A … [Read more...] about Days 11-18: A Turning Point Hip Preservation Post-Op
Post Surgical Musings, Days 4-5 (Post 3) Post-Op Day 4 Today is post-operative day 4 for hip preservation (ahem: reconstruction) surgery. If you missed my first posts, find them here: Day 1 Post-Op Recovery Day 2 Post-Op Recovery Hip precautions and movement limitations are quite intense – so focus on other parts of the yogic biopsychosocial (BPS) model are necessary. This means … [Read more...] about Post Surgical Musings, Days 4-5 (Post 3)
If you missed Post 1, Read Resurfacing after Hip Labral Surgery, Post 1 Hip Labrum Postsurgical Musings, Post 2 Day 1: The surgeon found more than either the CT (with 3D MRI-assisted reconstruction) or the MRA showed. Let the record state: I am not surprised. At all. A bloody joint (synovitis), two areas of impingement (CAM FAI and AIIS on the femoral head and ilia, respectively), capsular … [Read more...] about Hip Labrum Postsurgical Musings, Post 2
Hip Labral Q&A: How long does recovery take after surgery? This question was when I was a mere 4 months post-surgical. Q: How long does recovery take after surgery? A: Spoiler alert: Specialized "hippie" PT (aka physical therapy for hip preservation surgery) is still as important at 4 months post-op as it is in the immediate/acute post-op phase. I'm coming up on four months post-surgical … [Read more...] about Hip Labral Q&A: How long does recovery take after surgery?
Resurfacing after Hip Labral Surgery, Post 1 Lots of you have reached out with questions about “best care” practices after hip surgery. There isn’t a whole lot in scientific literature written about rehab, and over many months of fielding questions on my closed HIP LABRAL PHYSIOTHERAPY FB page, I am finally ready to share what Best Care Practices after Hip Labral Surgery may look … [Read more...] about Resurfacing after Hip Labral Surgery, Post 1
Top Five "Must Haves" for Hip Labral Surgery Recently a question about hip labral surgery needs was asked on a closed Facebook page I administer. I am both a “hippie” (aka hip labral injury) PT and a patient; and as a result, I hear this question often and see it equally as much on Facebook support group pages for hip labral injury. However, since my own surgery, I realized I have yet to answer … [Read more...] about Top Five “Must Haves” for Hip Labral Surgery (plus 2 bonus tips)