The Surface Hippy Website was conceived and designed by Patricia Walter. Patricia had her hip resurfaced in March 2006 with Dr. De Smet of Belgium. She felt there was a need for a website to help people learn about hip resurfacing. … Read the rest
September 26, 2016
I don’t know what number I was in Mr McMinn’s series, but I got a BHR on my right side on 11th November 1999. That’s getting close to 17 years.
I have played a lot of tennis in that time, including plenty of singles. Nowadays, my knees limit me to doubles. I have also walked a lot, motorcycles a lot. I had … Read the rest
Interesting even though he did not have a hip resurfacing. Note by Patricia Walter
Former Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench spoke at the joint pain seminar at OakLeaf Surgical Hospital in Altoona.
Bench underwent total hip replacement in his right hip in 2004.
After undergoing … Read the rest
Assessment of Durability and Function at Minimum 35-year Follow Up of THR in Patients 50 and Under
Paper 773, presented at the AAOS 2014 Annual Meeting, March 11-15, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana.
…The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinical, radiographic and functional outcomes of Charnley total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients under age 50 (a group that continues to actively function with their … Read the rest
New Zealand Medical Journal
Rates of publicly-funded knee and hip replacement surgery are barely keeping up with population increases, and many people are missing out on surgery despite significant disability, according to two new studies published in the New Zealand Medical Journal. An accompanying editorial notes that attracting funding for this “life changing” surgery has been difficult given the prioritisation of healthcare spending on specialties involving
September 22, 2016
Just thought I’d let you all know that I took part in and won gold in a judo competition on Saturday in the -100kg bracket. Both hips fine and still going strong.
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