You can read my back story in a previous blogpost found here unfortunately for me i ended up having the same surgery on my left hip feb.
Fai hip surgery recovery blog.
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I am scheduled in 7 1 2 weeks for fai and labral tear surgery on my left hip.
Post fai recovery miscellany.
When could you drive after fai surgery.
Basically the ball femoral head and socket rub abnormally creating damage to the hip joint.
In hip arthroscopy the hip is distracted and an arthroscope a videocamera about the size of a pen is used to look in the joint to see and treat damage that is found using two to five incisions that are about inch in size.
Left hip fai surgery image repaired jan 13 2014.
Today is the 4 month anniversary of my surgery for fai and a torn labrum in my left hip so i think it s time for an update.
February 9th 2017 i went into surgery to repair a torn labrum and correct the fai in my right hip.
One common statement throughout the research i read on this.
I am sitting here making a list of things i need post op and your blog has been the most helpful.
What is fai and what was done to get rid of it.
Femoroacetabular impingement or fai is a condition of too much friction in the hip joint.
The basic concept is that a small number of us are born with hips that tend to impinge and this extra wear and tear can rapidly lead to arthritis.
Although the post hip arthroscopic surgery recovery process takes time the aforementioned tips can help patients prepare ahead of time to make the rehabilitation go as smooth and comfortable as possible.
The path of my recovery has not changed much since my last post but i think that is news in itself.
Surgery for fai can be performed using hip arthroscopy or open surgery.
After attending the apa breakfast on femoroacetabular impingement fai with joanne kemp where joanne made a point that perhaps physiotherapists aren t doing enough to rehabilitate patients following hip arthroscopy for fai i became curious to know how post op hip rehabilitation has evolved over the past 10 years.
There are ups and downs but the overall trajectory is constant improvement.
Gombera to check your hip and see if hip arthroscopy surgery is right for you.
This past decade the number of surgeries for hip impingement have exploded.
Hip fai surgery recovery can be tough.
8th 2018 so i kind of feel like i m becoming a pro at this whole recovery thing.
My fiancé and i have struggled with the decision to do this now or after we get married in hawaii next april on my 50th bday.