Dr. O'Connor explains which sexual positions are safe for women following hip replacement surgery.
Well, the typical missionary position is very safe because the hip is out, and that is a fairly safe position with little risk of dislocation. So that’s the easiest, safest initial position to resume intimate relations with.
About Dr. O'Connor, M.D.:
Dr. Mary O'Connor, M.D., was accepted as a resident in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York in 1985. She joined the orthopedic surgery staff at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida in 1991, and since 2005 has served as department chair. Dr. O'Connor cares for people with hip and knee arthritis, failed joint replacements, and pelvic tumors.