Frequently Asked Questions - All FAQs

FAQs - All FAQs
This is not advisable during the first 6 weeks in a classical THA. It depends on ability to regain full pain-free control of the leg. With resurfacing driving is sometimes possible after a couple of weeks.
Avoid over-exercise. Mild and moderate exercises are beneficial. The more active you are, the better, but within limits. Too much exercise will result in swelling and pain of the leg.
Time of surgery depends on clinical situation of patient. Patient has to decide whether pain becomes unbearable, or when disability comes too far. Postponement of surgery does not compromise clinical results of total hip replacement afterwards!
In case of resurfacing arthroplasty, we would like to mention that long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs can compromise bone quality and make resurfacing impossible.
Time of surgery depends on clinical situation of patient. Patient has to decide whether pain becomes unbearable, or when disability comes too far. Postponement of surgery does not compromise clinical results of total hip replacement afterwards!
In case of resurfacing arthroplasty, we would like to mention that long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs can compromise bone quality and make resurfacing impossible.
Time of surgery depends on clinical situation of patient. Patient has to decide whether pain becomes unbearable, or when disability comes too far. Postponement of surgery does not compromise clinical results of total hip replacement afterwards!
In case of resurfacing arthroplasty, we would like to mention that long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs can compromise bone quality and make resurfacing impossible.
Number of revisions is unlimited as long as there is enough bone! It is absolutely not true that one can perform only two operations on each side.
Number of revisions is unlimited as long as there is enough bone! It is absolutely not true that one can perform only two operations on each side.
Number of revisions is unlimited as long as there is enough bone! It is absolutely not true that one can perform only two operations on each side.
Elbow crutches (when possible), home medication, comfortable flat shoes, pyjamas, toilet requisites, and towels. Blankets and sheets are provided by the hospital.
Elbow crutches (when possible), home medication, comfortable flat shoes, pyjamas, toilet requisites, and towels. Blankets and sheets are provided by the hospital.