Pre-Op Excercises

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Created by Peter Schultz MSPT, OCS, CSCS of Dynamic Sports Physical Therapy
(and fellow surface hippy)

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Pre-op exercises to do to strengthen your hip prior to hip surgery.

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Pool Exercises

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Swimming laps is one of the best things you can do to strengthen your heart and lungs. If you’re a decent swimmer and enjoy lap swims, spend a few minutes a day at it to warm up for toning and stretching. Otherwise, walking or running in the pool is just as effective. It may sound easy, but just try it! If you go in up to your shoulders and run, you’ll get your heart rate up with no problem. It may be very difficult to sustain at first, but try to build up your time to at least twenty minutes. One very important thing to remember is to keep your feet as fully planted as possible while you do your pool exercises, especially when walking and running. If you tiptoe (which people tend to do without realizing it), your calves will be killing you the next day. Keep those heels down!

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Dr. Vijay Bose Preoperative

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Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Surgery – Preoperative investigations

Preoperative  preparation Protocol

(For Dr. Vijay C. Bose patients)

Joint Replacement surgery has seen many recent developments and now gives consistently gratifying results using appropriate implants in the respective age groups. However it is a major surgical undertaking and must be given the utmost care and preparation. It is never an emergency procedure and thus the patient must be in an  ‘Best possible condition’ at the time of the surgery.

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