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Hip replaced August 2017 Since then 4 dislocations, 2 revisions. another revision

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Jennricci, that's horrible.  I feel for you!  I know dislocations and revisions are the most common issue post hip replacement surgery, but your situation sounds extreme. Does your doctor have any explanation for this?  

Here's an interesting article on tools they are starting to use to determine before surgery if someone is at higher risk of the dislocations  https://nyulangone.org/press-releases/new-assessment-tool-helps-identify-risk-for-post-surgical-dislocations-following-total-hip-replacement.  But that doesn't help you since you are already in this boat.  

So, this article has a lot of good info in it but is a bit of a harder read.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877056813002764  But the take home is to make sure the doctors are investigating where the weakness is coming from and addressing that specifically.  It's a challenge to overcome a chronic situation of dislocations after hip replacement but every effort should  be made by your surgeons on your behalf.  I'm sure this is depressing after you think something like hip replacement is going to improve things and you find you still deal with chronic hip issues.  Let me know how it is going.  hugs
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