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
On July 5, 2017 I had a Birmingham Hip Resurfacing surgery performed by Dr Morgan and the University of Minnesota Hospital. I am posting updates daily for the first week for 6 month, then monthly for the first year.
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
I am 37 years old man, living in The Netherlands and I had done this year a L-BHR on 3 February and a R-BHR on 4 August, 6 weeks ago.
My story is pretty similar to most, but I would like to highlight some key learning’s during my process.
· Mid 2008 – first complain, stiffness and light pain to left hip. Annoying stepping in my bike and a bit … Read the rest
Lt Hip resurfacing 2005 and Rt Hip resurfacing 2006 by Dr. Myron Stachniw
My name is Amy Thunhorst. I am now 48 yrs old and had severe arthritis in both my hips for several years. Unless you’ve experienced the pain associated with arthritis, it’s hard to understand the impact it has on your life.
Dr. Stachniw gave me my life back. I appreciate pain free movement. I can get down … Read the rest
- 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 BHR Hip Resurfacing 2015
- 3 Year Update Kiwi Boy’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Blackley 2014
- 5 Year Update Chuck M’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Boettner 2012
- 5 Year Update James C’s Hip Resurfacing 2012
- 5 Year Update Larry’s HR with Dr. Anderson 2007/2012
- 6 Month