February 22, 2017 – I just concluded my ten year follow up and I am happy to report that all is well. My daily workouts regularly include treadmill and bicycling. I look forward to continuing the enjoyment of my pain free mobility for years to come. Hopefully, for the rest of my life!
POST-OP PATIENT TESTIMONIAL: MICHAEL DEAN
(R BHR 10/11/10, L BHR 10/31/13)
Hip Resurfacing…Before and After
-Little sleep…sometimes as little as 45 minutes at a time
-Could NOT start bike race
-Bike riding hurt
-Could not run
-Constant back pain and continuous chiropractic appointments
-No pain medication
-Can now start a race bike and ride motorcross
-No hip pain and no … Read the rest
February 18, 2017 – I am now 3 1/2 months post op from my BHR hip procedure and I can tell you I am very happy with the outcome…
… I sit here “a bit teary eyed” as any surgery is a big procedure, but I got through it. My tears of joy come from thinking about Dr. Rogerson’s broad smile, unhurried nature, caring ways and his commitment to excellence … Read the rest
I researched the BHR method extensively before I made the appointment with Dr. Schmitt. He is very easy to talk with and explains the details of the surgery completely. He uses the direct lateral approach and he will tell you the benefits of this technique…
…Dr. Schmitt will prescribe 1 week of in home therapy and another 4 weeks of outpatient. Take advantage of the therapy as it will speed … Read the rest
January 26, 2017 I am 8+ years out of having a right hip surfaced from Doctor Gross. I am still good, I almost never even think of the day I could not walk and still do not know I have had my hip done.
I believe now that I will take that hardware to the grave, hopefully in many years.
Update January 16, 2017
This coming July I will have had my first replacement for 4 years and December will be 4 years for the second. I can tell you that the decision to get them done has been nothing less than life changing!! I have been able to return to ALL the activities I love.
I have had zero restrictions, zero pain, and zero issues since the surgery. I … Read the rest
Friday 20th January 2017 Make Resurfacing Great Again!
This InaugurationDay, Mr McMinn says ‘Make Resurfacing Great Again’, pictured here with Joseph Daniel (McMinn Centre Director of Research) and Terry Smith (Managing Director of Jointmedica).
(Left to Right: Joseph Daniel, Mr Derek McMinn & Terry Smith)
Friday 6th January 2017
Australian Boxing Legend Anthony Mundine gears up for long-awaited re-match following Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) surgery with Mr McMinn
Last March, superstar boxer Anthony Mundine flew all the way from Australia to the United Kingdom to sort out his hip troubles. Anthony had been suffering from hip problems for several years and chose to travel to the UK for BHR surgery with Mr McMinn because, in … Read the rest