You've been in pain for a while. It hurts to walk, sit down and get out of a chair, and even to simply lean over. In fact, your hip even hurtswhen you're just sitting or lying down. So you've decided to move forward with hip replacement surgery
One reason people are hesitant to move forward with this surgery, as with most surgeries, is not knowing what to expect after you wake up from surgery.
To quell your worries, here's a breakdown of what you can expect to happen after your hip replacement surgery.
1) Recovery begins immediately
As soon as your surgeon completes the surgery, your recovery begins by walking the same day as surgery.
2) Physical therapy is your new hip's best friend
3) Getting active