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Hip Spacer is a Nightmare

Bones, Joints & Muscles | Last Active: Aug 31, 2019 | Replies (10)

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Is ther anyone on here who’s only needs the spacer once and then proceeded directly to re-replacements? My ID doc said it’s rare that this isn’t the case, yet most stories here contradict that.

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Sorry for the many typos. In English: Is there anyone on here who’s only needed the spacer once and then proceeded directly to implantation of the new joint?

Of course I say things are slow with the NHS as there are alot of cut backs these day, but it is free so I shouldn't complain. The treatment I have had has been exemplary and I am very grateful. My work were very good they have paid me whilst I couldn't work and let me back to do a less arduous job when I wanted to come back so again I was lucky. I'm so sorry you have these worries.
The research I did beforehand said if I remember correctly that 85% of cases are successful. Most people only need one. Of course that means 15% have more surgery. I'm keeping everything crossed that I'm in the 85%. Only time will tell.
Lin x