Taking care of your new hip joint

Taking care of your new hip jointTo use the sharing features on this page, please enable JavaScript. Share on facebook Share on twitter Bookmark & Share Printer-friendly version After you have hip replacement surgery, you will need to be careful how you move your hip, especially for the first few months after surgery. In time, you should be able to return to your previous level of activity. But even when you do your everyday activities, you will need to move carefully so that you do not dislocate your hip.You will need to learn exercises make your new hip stronger.After you fully recover from surgery, you should not downhill ski or do contact sports, such as football and soccer. You should be able to do low impact activities, such as hiking, gardening, swimming, playing tennis, and golfing.

via Taking care of your new hip joint: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia.