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Celebrity Facts 10 Celebs Who Put the Hip in Hip Replacement  

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Are these celebrities "hip"? You be the judge. The one thing the do have in common is that they are all famous, and they have all had hip replacement surgery. Your hip strength and overall health may be something we all take advantage of, and hip problems are easy enough to ignore until it's too late. If you're experiencing overwhelming hip pain that doesn't go away with a walker or cain,  maybe you should take a note from these celebrities and look into hip replacement surgery for yourself.
It's amazing that some of these stars went so long without having hip surgery, as many of them have careers that require that they are mobile. Some of these celebs might just surprise you- hip replacement isn't just for the ancient, after all. If you decide that hip replacement is right for you after reading this list, ask your local medical provider if you can set up a meeting with a doctor! But don't forget, many people have had hip pain go away completely without surgery, simply by putting in an hour of yoga or other stretches in per day.
George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 10 Celebs Who Put the Hip in Hip Replacement
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Former President Bush had his left hip replaced in 2000 at the Mayo Clinic, at age 76. His wife, former First Lady Barbara Bush had the same procedure just 3 years earlier at the same hospital. 

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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 10 Celebs Who Put the Hip in Hip Replacement
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Pop icon Billy Joel had both hips replaced in 2010 to correct what was called "a congenital condition." Just before surgery, he appeared on the Howard Stern Show, saying, "that years of bouncing around stages had taken its toll and he "had" to get it over with. 

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Jane Fonda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 10 Celebs Who Put the Hip in Hip Replacement
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Former aerobics queen Jane Fonda had hip replacement surgery in 2005 at age 67. The actress has had her share of surgeries-including multiple cosmetic surgeries and a knee replacement surgery. However, she remains active, showing up just last year, at age 72 in a leotard to celebrate World Fitness Day in Atlanta, Georgia. 

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Regis Philbin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 10 Celebs Who Put the Hip in Hip Replacement
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Regis had hip replacement surgery in 2009 at age 78,  and was back to his morning talk show Regis and Kelly just over 4 weeks later.  see more on Regis Philbin