- 10 Year Update Edwin Prichard with Dr. Burnell 2007
- 3 Year Anniversary of Jim Sweeney’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Marwin 2011
- 3 Year Update Kiwi Boy’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Blackley 2014
- 5 Year Update James C’s Hip Resurfacing 2012
- 5 Year Update Larry’s HR with Dr. Anderson 2007/2012
- 6 Month Bilateral BHRs from Muscle Gym 2014
- 6 Year Update Gary’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. Latham 2010
- 7 Year
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
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
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
Published on Jan 27, 2017… Read the rest
April 29, 2017 – This thread is to update my progress after five years on my second hip. I am now going on 71 years and will be taking the National Ski Patrol classes this summer and plan to be an active Patroller this winter at the ski areas in the Midwest that are near me. I have enjoyed cross country ski races of 25K, … Read the rest
I had both hip’s go bad almost 11 year’s ago now, I found my doctor in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada that fall and he resurface both hip’s on April 4 and April 13/2007 with Birminham joint’s.
Dr. Burnell had only done 30 some resurfacing’s at that time but I took the chance and they have worked out great. I still farm some, walk a few mile’s everyday with my dog.
I … Read the rest
Welcome and Background
I’m starting this blog 19 days after enjoying Birmingham hip resurfacing. My goal is to record my experience with this procedure, including my decision to go ahead, my concerns and questions, and finally my still-ongoing journey through the procedure and its aftermath. I imagine that this will be an intensely boring and uninteresting story for almost anyone, anyone except those aching souls who find themselves with a … Read the rest
March 25, 2010 Post-op info
I did have an MC accident 2006. I was hit by a taxi from behind and had a lot of trauma on left side and shoulders and head. I do not remember the accident, When I woke up there was already police and an ambulance in place. Gradually 2007/2008 I got more and more pains in my right leg. I did not understand why. I … Read the rest
Jan 19, 2007 Two Year Update
Two years ago I had my left hip resurfaced. When I was active on this list I always appreciated the updates from people a few years out, so thought I would do the same.
I am pain free, and my hip is flexible and strong. I can bicycle as far as I want, climbed to the top of a mountain this summer, can run … Read the rest
We have all heard or seen countless stories of a person who contracts a debilitating illness that robs them of any reasonable quality of life. The doctors give the family no hope of improvement even to the point of telling family members to let their loved one go. But due to heroic and unyielding efforts by a family member to uncover all possible treatment options, that patient beats the odds … Read the rest