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
“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
Published on Jan 27, 2017… Read the rest
- Category: HR Women/Small Men
- Dr. Bose of India Discusses Hip Resurfacing for Females and Small Men 2015
- Dr. Brockwell Discusses Women and Hip Resurfacing
- Dr. De Smet Discusses Hip Resurfacing for Women
- Dr. Gross Discusses Hip Resurfacing and Women
- Dr. Pritchett Discusses Hip Resurfacing for Women and Small Men
- Dr. Rogerson Discusses Hip Resurfacing and Women
- Dr. Su Responds to Hip Resurfacing for Women & Small Men
- Dr. Voelker
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 44195
Phone 216-444-4284 (toll free 800-223-2273)
Cleveland Clinic … Read the rest