After surgery, which is better; to walk with a limp, or to walk with a cane and no limp?

Answer i would use the cane...listen to your physical therapist.i would think that walking without the cane would put unnecessary strain on your body. you might never lose the limp.take care of yourself.... Read More »

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My leg doesn't hurt anymore, but I still walk with a limp?

Muscle cramps, especially those that you get while already exercising, can be very straining on your muscle. You can often times catch professional athletes out for an entire game (or number of gam... Read More »

Two months after total hip replacement: Why do I limp when I walk, but not when I dance the waltz?

When you dance, you are supported by your partner. My guess is that you aren't using a cane when you walk. Use one until you no longer limp when walking unsupported. Otherwise your body will "le... Read More »

How long will it take for me to walk without a walker or cane after total hip replacement?

It varies. After 4 months, in MOST uncomplicated cases, a patient is relatively pain-free, has full mobility of the hip, and can walk with a minimal or no limp. In most cases, FULL recovery takes... Read More »

ACL (Crutiate Ligament) Surgery question...will I be able to walk without it?

if there's no other damage other than the ACL, you should be able to walk. the ACL is primarily forlateral stability and isn't used much when walking in a straight line. i would postponethe sur... Read More »