12 years on new hip?

So excited that two weeks ago I had THR, and am now walking (almost) without a cane.  Prior to this, I have run several marathons and completed two IM triathlons…but for the past 18 months, I’ve been unable to run and decided the pain was no longer bearable.

Saw my PT last week, and she said that a hip lasts 20 years with normal wear and tear, and 12 years if I run on it.  I am 48, and she said if I get a revision at 60, and then ease up, I should be in a great place.

Has anyone else heard this?  I am most likely going to not worry about it, and get back into living my life and training and competing as I feel able, but this gave me even more hope.

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