Hip Check Up Yesterday

Yesterday I sat in the same room, on the same table, as I did 2.5 years ago. This is where I was told that I needed bilateral hip replacements and everything changed. Now I sit there, happy for the changes, and thankful for my new lease on life.  It's been just over 2 years since [...]

First Day Back at the Gym

3 months post-op First day back at the gym!  I was so happy!!  I didn't do anything other then physiotherapy exercises but being in a new (different from home) environment was very encouraging and uplifting.  It gave me new motivation. I didn't use weights yet.  Just a mat or two and a band.  A feeling [...]

First physio since OHIP sign off

My first physio session since being signed off from OHIP (August 11/17 - 3 months post-op). Side Note: for those that aren't from Ontario (or Canada) OHIP is the Ontario health insurance plan that covers medical stuff.  They cover physiotherapist following hip replacement surgery up until a certain point.  I'd say probably about 80% functionality [...]