July 30, 2017
Peter Davidson – Bilateral 1/7/08 Dr. Schmalzried
August 13, 2008
I had bilateral surgery in January of 08 – I found this web site around 6 months prior to that time and had the same reaction, what a godsend.
After recovering from an arthroscopic surgery to my right hip in May of 07 and I had one on my left in March of 07, I was desperate as I was … Read the rest
I would love to get the word out that there is absolutely no reason to try and endure that kind of pain for so long for absolutely no reason.
Just the bare bones outline: I’ve been pretty active and fitness minded since my teenage years, and never really lost my enjoyment of exercise and activity.
Maybe just a few short weeks after I turned 35 I started noticing a throbbing … Read the rest
I had a bilateral done on 29th of April this year Dr DeSmet. After 8 years of suffering I finally got through all the issues of Back pain (2 replacement disc’s) knees issues and numb feet issues and yes burning left hip and weak flexion on the right side (limping) The recent surgery has at this stage only 3 weeks after the surgery changed or fixed 90% … 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
July 17, 2017
On the 7th July, 2017 , I celebrated my 3rd Anniversary of BHR Left side. Wow, how the time has disappeared and how I am able to compete “pretty well” in Triathlon, all be it , at Sprint and Standard Distance.
The hip has never been better and I attribute this to alot of patience in the re-hab,[ a fantastic “nurse”- … 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
June 24, 2017
I am 4 days LBHR/Pritchett post-op and doing well. I have and am continuing to document my story here. Other’s stories helped me so much pre-surgery, I am hoping to pay it forward. Feel free to contact me directly if you have anything you want to discuss about HR, surgery, travel for surgery, etc.
30 mile backpacking trip with Scouts.
12 hour Orienteering competition; Cyclocross (mud and grass on regular cycle);
Cross country skiing
Glad to share more if anyone wants … 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
8 Year Update
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, … Read the rest