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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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cartlidge in hip what is surgery

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cartlidge in hip what is surgery
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi--we can continue after this if you'd like but depending on the problem you would need either a hip reconstruction or a total hip replacement. You need to speak to a hip surgeon about your options
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

would i be long on crutches with a hip reconstruction. i was on crutches for 3 months with an other hip replacement previously

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
The recovery process would likely be about six months Kevin but as for crutches or a walker you might only need that for three weeks