- Andrew Murray’s Hip Resurfacing Mr. McMinn 1999
- Baseball, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Golf, Tennis
- Bob C’s Bilateral Dr. Gross 2005/2008
- Brian Beech’s BHMR with Mr. McMinn 2009
- Bryan J’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2007
- Chuck M’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Boettner 2013
- Colin Gittins Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2006
- Dave Eddy Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 1999
- Dave Grigg L C+ 3/24/1998 R C+ 2/12/2004 Dr. Amstutz
I have been cleared for all activity without restrictions. I am now playing singles tennis without holding back. I am out of shape (for 95 degree singles tennis), and still feel not as flexible or as strong, but have had no pain even after 2 hours of drills and playing. The hardest thing I find doing is bending and staying down, but I have been standing straight for over 10 … Read the rest
|Ten Year Anniversary
I’m saying hello on the eve of my ten year anniversary. In early 1998 there were fewer than 40 resurfacings in the U.S. and of course no surfacehippy group or knowledge base. My thanks to Keith and all you posters.My story
A former runner, I had been crippled with OA for a decade and needed crutches just to stand more than 2 minutes. Dr. Amstutz said
Dr. Barry Tannen (bilateral HR 12/18/08)
I am a 52 year old physician who had bilateral hip resurfacing with Dr. Su on
December 18th 2008 at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. I had been
diagnosed with moderate to severe osteoarthritis 3 years earlier and
increasingly had to deal with the pain and limitations that this brought on. I
am an avid tennis player who competes locally and … Read the rest
Bryan J’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2007
An injury at age 24 started the journey toward this athlete’s BHR surgery 20 years later.
“I am currently more flexible and active now than I was in my twenties and thirties.”
“When I was 24 years old and very active and athletic, I popped my right hip out when I was skiing. The bursa ruptured and it was bone on bone. … Read the rest
- Mark’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Raterman 2014 Tennis
- Colby Lewis’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Su 2013 – Professional Baseball
- Chuck M’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Boettner 2013 – Soccer
- Gordon Strachan’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2013 – Running, football & Golfing
- Jeff Asman Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Kusuma 2012 – Golfing
- Sean Crandell’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross 2011 – Racquetball
- Eric’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Kusuma 2010
Ivan Dekovic 14 Year Anniversary Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Amstutz 2000
I’m feeling so happy that today I reached my 14th Anniversary. I never though that I would reach that number. At the time of my surgery (I was 54 years old), I would have been pleased if my surface on surface hip replacement had lasted 5 years.
For those asking about impact sports, let me tell you that I … Read the rest
Dave Eddy Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 1999
This archive footage shows badminton player Dave Eddy in action on the court. Dave has represented England over fifty times, winning a World Championship in the process and has bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacings (BHRs) which were both performed by Mr McMinn some fourteen years apart.
Dave says surgery ‘transformed’ him from “something of a cripple to someone who could walk normally … Read the rest
Colin Gittins Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2006
Colin Gittins describes his experience of having a bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operation. The keen football player is now back on the football field twice a week and also enjoys regular games of squash and circuit training. His procedure was performed by Mr McMinn in 2006.
You can read Colin’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/colin-g…
Software Engineer Colin from … Read the rest
Brian Beech’s BHMR with Mr. McMinn 2009
Brian Beech talks of how his hip resurfacing operation ‘transformed’ his life. The active sportsman is now back playing squash and other high impact sports like football and tennis. Brian had a Birmingham Mid Head Resection (BMHR) in 2009, performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Brian’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/brian-b…
Managing Director Brian from Cheshire put up with hip arthritis … Read the rest
Phil Roberts Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2000/2011
Phil Roberts reflects on ten years with a right Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR), on the eve of having a left BHR, both with Mr McMinn. The ex-Manchester City youth footballer is now a chartered accountant but still regularly plays both 5-a-side and 11-a-side football matches.
You can read Phil’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/phil-ro…
After the onset of arthritis in … Read the rest
Michael Ponberth Bilateral Hip Resurfacing Mr. McMinn 2001/2002
Michael Ponberth underwent bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacings (BHRs) in 2001 and 2002. In 2010, Michael had a left Birmingham Knee Replacement (BKR) and continues to play golf twice a week following surgery. All three operations were performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Michael’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/michael…
Sales Director Michael had bilateral BHRs with Mr McMinn in 2001 and … Read the rest