November 21, 2009 I am from the UK and had my left hip resurfaced on 3 November by Mr T.M. Abuzakuk . I have no PT sessions (NHS system for you) and don’t see my consultant again until 6 Jan. I have been given no exercise’s to do, Called hospital and they said they would send something, but after 3 further calls I have given up. I have found the … 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, biking of over 100K in … Read the rest
September 14, 2009 I am ten days post-op from a BHR procedure on my right hip at UCD Medical Center, Northern California. My surgeon is Dr. Paul Dicesare, the head of Orthopedic Surgery at the University Hospital, a teaching doctor. I have osteo-arthritis in both hips, and dysplasia as well. Aside from swelling that showed up the fourth day post-op and has lingered, I have no complaints about my recovery … Read the rest
July 19, 2008 My BHR was done 7/10 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta by Dr. Stephen Smith. Guess that makes me about 9 days post-op. I am 62 years old and over the past twelve years have completed about 65 triathlons and various other running events including marathons. Most have been sprints but but several olympic distance, 6 half-ironman and 2 ironman races. Guess that is why my hip wore … Read the rest
December 10, 2008 Well here I am, 5 days post-op.
My surgeon says everything went to plan. I had an epidural and woke up later with my new hip!
To be brutally honest, the only surprise is how much pain I am in – I kind of assumed everything else would happen, but for some reason – the pain has taken me by surprise!
One unforseen complication is that the … Read the rest
September 10, 2010 I had my left hip surgery on Tuesday of this week. I had many questions prior to the surgery. My advice is to find a good medical team and trust in them to do their job. I think that I tried to anticipate every thing that could possibly happen. In essence I suffered from analysis paralysis. This created more anxiety than was necessary. So much so that … Read the rest