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Just got to 80 degrees on the CPM! I am now 1 week out on my pretty massive hip "preservation" surgery. I got the full gamut - femoroplasty, acetabuloplasty, labral repair, capsular repair, and  iliopsoas tendon release. The head of my femur essentially went from nasty shag carpet to gorgeous hardwood floors. 

I have a long recovery ahead of me and trying to stay positive, but I will admit that staying positive will probably be the most challenging part. I had always hoped that by being so active I would avoid the fate of early joint replacements that has plagued my family, but now I am not so sure. Finding out that I already have all these degenerative changes to my hips is sort of a huge blow. I am only 32 :(

I am trying to get psyched for physical therapy and see this as a time to get super strong and balanced and maybe I can avoid having to have the same procedure done on my right side. But I also wonder how I can ever be balanced when they shaved off nearly a cm of bone from my left hip socket without matching it on the other side. I've decided to embrace biking and maybe even get a road bike (but not the spandex of course). At this point I just want to be able to hike and bike comfortably and will put any running goals I've had on hold.

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Happily cruising the CPM at 90 degrees now. I crutched about a mile at work today; I am going to be pretty sore in the morning. Since I am back at work I had the pleasure of accessing my medical record and reading my surgical report. I was pretty psyched to read that besides the torn parts, my cartilage was actually in good condition. Also psyched to see that after the femoral head lesions were taken down I had increased flexion, abduction, and internal rotation than pre-surgery.  My pain is pretty much null and I am off all drugs at this point (except for the boxed wine my co-workers so nicely brought me). Psyched to start PT on Friday!

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