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Rehabilitation After Hip Replacement

A rehabilitation program is an important part of the recovery after hip replacement. The program is designed to restore your strength and ability to return to your activities over time.

This post-operative protocol is a general guideline that you can follow to ensure that you are progressing properly after your surgery. Remember that every person is different, and your specific progression through the protocol may be faster or slower. Work closely with your physical therapist to ensure that your rehabilitation is successful. Please call us if you have any questions about the protocol.

Click on the exercises listed below for a description and video of how to perform the exercise.

Exercise Week 1 Week 2 Week 3-4 Week 5-6 Week 7-8
Ankle Pumps
Thigh Squeeze
Knee Extensions
Heel Slides
Buttock Squeeze
Adductor Squeeze
Side Leg Slides
Standing Side Leg Raise
Standing Hamstring Curl
Calf Raises