Hip Resurfacing is an excellent option for good candidates instead of a total hip replacement. The Surface Hippy Website features information about hip resurfacing. It was conceived and designed by Patricia Walter. Patricia had her hip resurfaced in March 2006 with … Read the rest
Published on Jan 27, 2017… Read the rest
Just posting for my (almost) 6 month post-surgery mark (I used 24 weeks because it came quicker :-))
Bottom Line: I couldn’t be happier.
To go back a year ago and recall all the hobbling and pain I experienced while trying to remain active, and then compare to how I feel now is simply hard to imagine. I’m doing activities that I haven’t done in *years*. … Read the rest
Compound annual growth rate – CAGR
MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Knee And Hip Replacements Market (By Type, Material,Fixation, Approach): Opportunities And Forecasts (2016-2021) (By Type – Total Knee & Hip Replacement, Partial Knee & Hip Replacement, Revision Knee Replacement, Hip Resurfacing: By Material – Metals, Ceramics, Plastics: By Procedure – Cementless Fixation, Cemented Fixation, Hybrid Fixation: By Approach- Direct Anterior Approach ,Anterolateral Approach , Posterolateral Approach … Read the rest
Familiar face Jim Jenkinson, star of the McMinn Centre Recovery Video series, has come back to see Mr McMinn to have his other hip resurfaced.
Jim had a right sided Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) in 2010 and we followed his immediate and longer term recovery process in a series of four videos:
In this video, Jim gives us an update six years following his BHR
Published on May 23, 2017
Retired School Teacher Pauline Mower had a right Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) under the care of Mr McMinn back in 2004. She returned in late 2016 when her left hip presented problems and there was only one person she wanted to see. In early 2017, Pauline underwent a left Custom Polythylene Hip Resurfacing, a new device pioneered by Mr McMinn and the ideal bone conserving … Read the rest
Congratulations to Dr. Brooks of the Cleveland Clinic. He has done 3000 hip resurfacings to date. Dr. Brooks has been a supporter of Hip Resurfacing for many years and is an excellent surgeon with excellent outcomes.
Peter Brooks MD, FRCS(C) – BHR trained McMinn 2006, Treacy 2007
3000 Hip Resurfacings to date ***
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH … Read the rest
Choosing the best surgeon can reduce your chances of death, complications, or other bad outcomes. This website, based on analyses of more than five million surgeries done in hospital by more than 50,000 surgeons, shows you which surgeons’ patients Checkbook found had the lowest (or highest) rates of deaths, prolonged lengths of stay (indicating likely complications), or need to be readmitted to hospital, after our risk-adjustments for patient characteristics.
Recent studies indicate that females demonstrate an increased risk of experiencing adverse local tissue reactions, aseptic loosening, and revision after primary metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty compared with males; the underlying biological mechanisms responsible for sex discrepancies in implant failure remain unclear. In addition to anatomical and biomechanical sex differences, there may be inherent immunological disparities that predispose females to more aggressive adaptive immune reactivity to implant … Read the rest
The short version is that everything is going well. I am running every other day up to 10K. My paces are getting faster. I swim four times a week and my strokes feel more natural and fluid, including the undulation of breaststroke and fly. I walk, lift, bend, jump, leap, do all the things a person does in every day life without a thought about … Read the rest