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
I had my second Birmingham hip resurfacing surgery done by Dr. David Palmer just this past May. I was so pleased with the patient care that I received but most of all with Dr. Palmer. I cannot believe how good I feel now just 7 weeks post op.
I tend to be an active person and my job is an active job being the Ski coach here at NMU. I … Read the rest
8 Year Update July 13, 2017 – 8 years and still going strong. 64 years, very active, hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, weight training, 3400 miles on road. gravel, and mountain bikes in 2016. Never any issues, hips totally pain free. Aches and elsewhere lol! Thanks to Pat for this site, great info. BHR’s changed my life.… Read the rest
Response to Telegraph Article – News Feed Monday 3rd July 2017
In response to the recent Telegraph article, Mr McMinn would like to reassure all of his patients that nothing has changed in the outcomes of our hip resurfacing and total hip replacement patients. Our results do not show anything different, but the MHRA guidelines have changed, probably because of some reports of small … Read the rest
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) UK has called for longer-term monitoring of all patients fitted with metal-on-metal hip implants, as a precautionary measure, in an update to its original guidance issued in 2012.
“MHRA, in colsultation with its independent Metal-on-Metal Expert Advisory Group (MoM EAG), has continued to monitor the performance of MoM hip joint articulations for … Read the rest
NewswireToday – /newswire/ – New York, NY, United States, 2017/06/28 – Persistence Market Research (PMR), in its report, estimates global hip replacement market to reach 4.1% CAGR during 2016-2024. The report also focuses on key trends and factors driving the growth of hip replacement market.
Hip bone infection, the rising problem of arthritis, hip fractures, manufacturers extending product line, clinicians concerned about patient safety, rising innovation and new hip implants … Read the rest
“Currently, there is no evidence to support an indication for a metal-on-metal total hip, but for young, active males with [osteoarthritis] OA who are of average or above stature and have a strong desire or need to return to a high activity level, either in their vocation or recreation, there is a substantial body of evidence supporting continued use of surface replacement as a reasonable alternative,” … Read the rest
I am 5 years out of a BHR on the right side. I have always been a runner, but it did take me 4 years to get back to running. My hip just wasn’t strong enough and I had a lot of failed starts. But after years of PT work, I am back full swing….
I ran the Cherry Blossom 10 miler and the GW … Read the rest
5/31/2017 – Sorry it’s been a while since I last updated about my hip.
I had one of the replacements that got recalled, and I’m glad to be able to say that I’ve had no problems with it, thank goodness, a lot has happened to me in the last 4 years, and having a goo hip, helps, I’m now married, with 4 step kids and 4 step grand kids, with … Read the rest
Update May 27, 2017 – I’m sharing my story because I know that there are others who are experimenting with what it is possible to accomplish physically with resurfaced hips. I have been a life long runner, although the only official race I ran was the Marine Corp Marathon in 1987 at age 30, time 3:14. I was running 7-9 miles on mountain trails when … Read the rest
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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