9 days post op

At age 63 I am 9 days post op from a left hip anterior approach replacement , only having mild pain and stiffness all in all everything went well. I’ve been a runner for over 40 years before hip pain was able to run a 5k in the 22 to 23 minute range and have ran 22 marathons , during pre-surgery discussions the surgeon said I can start bikingĀ  and elliptical workouts at 6 weeks but first to wait 4 months for running to help build up bone growth around the joint, right before surgery he changed his recommendation for resuming running to 6 months, my questions are what has anyone experienced as far as a timeline for resuming running and has running speed been affected due to the new hip.… (Click Here to View Full Post and Comments)