Total Hip Replacement Exercise Guide: Postoperative Information

Hip precautions

The following precautions are to be followed at all times for the next 6-8 weeks immediately following your surgery, unless otherwise instructed by your surgeon or an advance practice physiotherapist / occupational therapist. At your follow-up visit, you will be advised whether you can discontinue your hip precautions.

Woman bending

Do not bend beyond 90 degrees at the hips

Woman twisting

Do not twist at the waist

Woman crossing legs

Do not cross your legs

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