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Hip Safety: Sitting

Learn the right moves to protect your new hip. Follow your “hip precautions” and the instructions below.

Sitting Safely

To protect your new hip, you must sit with your knees lower than or level with your hips. To do this, sit in chairs with high seats. Placing a firm pillow on the seat of a chair can help raise it.

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