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What activities should I avoid after hip replacement surgery?

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You would limit big movements to the affected leg for 6 to 12 months. That includes avoid pivoting or twisting, crossing, or turning. Also avoid bending more than 90 degrees at the hip.

Your physical therapist can show you how to safely go about your daily activities so you won’t dislocate your new hip joint. Even after you heal, you should stay away from certain sports or heavy activities.

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Reviewed by David Zelman on May 05, 2018

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Reviewed by David Zelman on May 05, 2018

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