I had the Birmingham hip resurfacing procedure performed on my right hip by C. Anderson Engh, Jr., M.D. on June 3, 2008 at Mt. Vernon Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia. On August 1, 2009, 14 months after my surgery, I performed a 507 pound deadlift at the NASA (Natural Athletes Strength Association) World Cup Power Sports Championship in Oklahoma City. This lift was a NASA Power Sports world record in the … Read the rest
POST-OP PATIENT TESTIMONIAL: SETH HOFF
(L BHR 2/19/07, R BHR 8/20/09)
“I hope all is well with you. All is great with me, did a yoga teacher course last fall, and continue to work in opera, fitness/swimming.
Here’s a new photo from this past Spring doing a yoga pose called “crane”.
March 10, 2011
I am a kajukenbo practitioner and have learned that I need to get my hip resurfaced. At first I was all for re-leaving all this pain but after talking to the doctor and several people I have my doubts. First my doctor tells me that there will be limitations in my movement. For example, I would not be able to lift my knee past my hip or … Read the rest
Edith Crowther’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Walter 2002
September 12, 2013
Just visited my surgeon for an 11 yr check up and to see what the right hip is doing. It was grumbling 3 yrs ago.
Well very good news – .the BHR looks like the day it was put in and the right hip has virtually halted deteriorating .He did a blood test for metal ions and I will … Read the rest
I just look to my Brother for Longevity of BHR, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing. He is coming up to 14 years we think. He had his left hip done by Mr. McMinn and has done Karate and worked 6 days a week in the catering industry ever since.
He works six days a week mostly on his feet and is a Third Dan at Karate (awarded this year) So I think … Read the rest
1year follow up of Scott Kopperud who underwent Hip resurfacing with Surgeon:- Dr.Vijay C Bose,
ARCH Asian Regional Centre for Hip Resurfacing Chennai, India… Read the rest
Normal Gomersall’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2001
Norman Gomersall, an active Karate teacher, had a hip resurfacing operation in 2001. In a sport where agility and flexibility is key, Norman’s left Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) ‘gave him his live back’. The operation was performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Norman’s personal blog on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/blog/?p=3
Karate teacher Norman Gomersall had felt the strain on his left … Read the rest
X-Factor’s Wagner Carrilho talks to ITV Central News about his bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operation done in 1999. The former Karate instructor turned entertainer is famous for his moves – which he says he owes to Mr McMinn. Original airdate: 16th May 2011.
You can read Wagner’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/wagner-…
Wagner Carrilho spent eight weeks wowing the nation with his colourful song and dance routines … Read the rest
7 Year Anniversary September 7, 2017
Checking in – August 24th was my 7th anniversary of my first HR, with November 26th coming up as my 7th for my second.
Feeling great, can do anything I want to do on it and have gotten back to all of my activities with a vengeance.
To all current new hippies, keep going and follow your surgeon’s instructions – pretty soon you won’t … Read the rest
Hello my name is Jerry Wood. I’m 49 and I had the BHR resurfacing on the left side by Dr Philip Thomas Schmitt on May 23, 2011. It’s working great as you can see in the videos below. Training squats with 705 lbs and deadlifts for reps.
As sick as this sounds I’m looking forward to having the right side done in a year or two. I was at the … Read the rest
Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn November 2010 Birmingham surgeon the hero as Iron Mike gets metal hip
For more information contact the McMinn Center – Mr Derek McMinn MD FRCS Hip Resurfacing Birmingham UK
13th January 2012
He has twice been Mr Universe and has played the tough guy in a variety of action movies, but when Mike Mitchell was floored by a hip injury it was Birmingham surgeon Derek … Read the rest
My name is David Roya.
I am a 69 year old fitness fanatic and have been for over 50 years as well as eating only healthy organic food. Never take any medicine and of course never drink or smoke. Never even had a cup of coffee in my life. I have always stayed in peak condition as a black-belt instructor in Taekwondo, instructor in yoga, as well as a runner … Read the rest