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What is osteoarthritis and why does my hip hurt?
What is a total hip replacement?
What are the results of total hip replacement?
When should I have this type of surgery?
Am I too old for this surgery?
How long will my new hip last?
Why might I require a revision?
What are the possible complications associated with joint replacement?
Should I exercise before the surgery?
Will I need blood?
How long will I be incapacitated?
How long will I be in the hospital?
What if I live alone?
Will I need a second opinion prior to the surgery?
How do I make arrangements for surgery?
How long does the surgery take?
Do I need to be put to sleep for this surgery?
Will the surgery be painful?
Who will be performing the surgery?
How long, and where, will my scar be?
Will I need a walker, crutches, or cane?
Will I need any other equipment?
Where will I go after discharge from the hospital?
Will I need help at home?
Will I need physical therapy when I go home?
How long until I can drive and get back to normal?
When will I be able to get back to work?
When can I have sexual intercourse?
How often will I need to be seen by my doctor following the surgery?
Are there any permanent restrictions following this surgery?
What physical/recreational activities may I participate in after my surgery?
Will I notice anything different about my hip?