On Thursday, July 12, 2007 I had my right hip resurfaced by Dr. Edwin Su at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC.
First, a few things that weren’t clear to me before the surgery.
I was not supposed to take any ibuprofen for 2 weeks before surgery. I was supposed to stop taking glucosamine chondroitin a few days before surgery and no iron for a few days before surgery. So check on any medication restrictions for weeks before the surgery.
I had hoped to bring my sandals to the hospital, but they said only close toed shoes (although this … Read the rest