I just wanted to contribute my info also regarding my surgery with Dr. Klug (Roseville California, just outside of Sacramento California). He performed a resurfacing on my right hip 03Jan2007. Dr. Klug is my HERO! Not only do I feel that he is a top notch orthopedic surgeon but he is also just a downright good human being! He never lost his patience with me even though I tried to … Read the rest
(Written on 4-5-2007, nine months after Rt. BHR surgery)
“The Journey: After three years of pain, discomfort and limited activity, I couldn’t imagine that I would once again feel like a teenager and sometimes act like one. Without pain and with a new full range of motion, I continually feel like running, jumping, walking at a rapid pace and simply staying in motion. Having been deprived of motion and then … Read the rest
In September 2013 Sian Williams became Women’s Doubles Champion at the Badminton World Masters in Ankara, Turkey. In 2009, the fitness instructor and badminton coach underwent right Birmingham Hip Resurfacing(BHR) surgery performed by Mr Derek McMinn.
Before the operation, Sian described her hip pain as being ‘particularly bad’ and affecting her walking; when she developed a limp she was forced to stop playing badminton. Exploring her options for treatment, … Read the rest
Jonah Barrington Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 1998/2001
Six-time World Squash Champion
Jonah Barrington had bilateral hip resurfacing operations in 1998 and 2001. The ex-professional six-time World Squash Champion keeps active by coaching a Squash Academy, thanks to his Birmingham Hip Resurfacings (BHRs) performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Jonah’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/jonah-b…
Six-time World Squash Champion Jonah Barrington turned to coaching after the onset … Read the rest
Andrew Murray reflects on his hip resurfacing operation undertaken in 1999. The former European Open champion golfer continues to have an active lifestyle including rounds of golf, tennis and swimming. Andrew had a left Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Andrew’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/andrew-…
Andrew Murray is a former European Open Golf Champion from Cheshire. In the late 1990s, severe hip … Read the rest
Steve Ryan’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2009
Basketball, Cycling and Skiing with a Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
Published on Mar 25, 2013
Steve Ryan leads a ‘much fulfilled active life’ after his hip resurfacing operation. The ever-active sportsman maintains many sporting activities including basketball, skiing, cycling and golf. Steve had a left Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operation in 2009 performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Steve’s personal blog on … Read the rest
Published on Mar 27, 2013
Stephen Ross talks about his left Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) procedure performed in 2005 by Mr McMinn. Stephen developed left hip pain due to his active lifestyle of competitive ice hockey and squash tournaments. Since his surgery, he is back to playing squash and tennis.
You can read Stephen’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/stephen…
Active sportsman Stephen travelled over from Canada to have his … Read the rest
5 Year Update
Fifth year still had some nice improvement (believe it or not).
This also marks my fifth season back playing soccer. Every season I’ve had little nags here and there (Achilles, hamstrings, calfs, etc) but the hip has been injury free. When my conditioning wanes a bit in off season I can get that “achy” feeling after an hour or so playing. But if I use the foam … Read the rest
Jeff Asman Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Kusuma 2012
My name is Jeff Asman. I am a commercial industrial painting contractor I am currently 54 years old and I live in Dublin Ohio. In 2009 I went to a orthopedic back doctor for a strained back I hurt while playing golf, my x-rays revealed that I had not injured my back as I had suspected but that I had some … Read the rest
In the summer of 2009 I had to find a fix for the pain I experienced every time I played Senior Softball. At age 64, I was using pain killers at every game. A fellow player told me I probably needed hip surgery, but he recommended resurfacing over a total replacement. Someone advised me to visit Dr. Kusuma at Grant Hospital.
After consulting with Dr. Kusuma, I found I was … Read the rest
Eric’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Kusuma 2010
Thanks to Dr. Sharat Kusuma’s skillful use of the Birmingham hip resurfacing technology, I’ve gone from needing a cane to walk to being able to play soccer daily as much as 4 hours and chase 4 grandkids…with no pain whatsoever…oh, and I’m 60.
Got tackled from behind while playing soccer about 10 years ago. May have dislocated my hip but kept playing soccer … Read the rest
Bob C’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross 2005/2008
L Biomet (cemented) Dr. Gross July 11, 2005
R Biomet (uncemented) Dr. Gross July 9, 2008
I can’t tell you how indebted I feel to Dr. Gross, Ms. Webb, and Midlands Orthopedics for restoring my active lifestyle. I had always been active – biking, skiing, tennis, lacrosse, etc. But, starting in 2002, I began to develop severe osteoarthritis … Read the rest