Hip Replacement Surgery | All You Need to Know About Hip Replacement Surgery

Precaution for preventing hip dislocation

For all patients in rehabilitation programs following hip replacement surgery, there are some advices to help decrease the rate of hip dislocation. From these advices:

    • The patient would be advised not to cross his legs
    • When lying on one side, put a pillow between your legs
    • The patient would be advised not to put his legs in inward positions
    • The patient is instructed to sit on elevated chairs, and not to bend over from the hip
    • Some patients may need to use hip abductors brace for a while after hip arthroplasty surgery
    • For some patients, some weight bearing exercises are restricted