- Chris’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr Chris Drinkwater 2014
- Doug Hendee Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2012
- Dr. Drinkwater Hip Resurfacing Stories
- Gino’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2010
- Jerry Higgins Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2013
- John’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2010
- Mike F’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2013
I have had a fairly active life to a point – running, hiking, biking, and a lot of squash. In the fall of 2009 I started getting aches and pains around my right hip. Matters continued to degrade and I stopped playing squash in Nov 2010. I self-diagnosed as iliopsoas tendonitis and pursued some sports therapy and chiropractic. Neither produced results and by Apr 2013 I could barely walk … Read the rest
Jerry Higgins Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2013
Day Before Surgery
I had a steak dinner for my last supper before surgery, along with 2 beers. Possibly against doctors orders, but oh well. I had to wake at 4 a.m. to go to the hospital so I didn’t sleep well of course. I found out through my experience that the surgery unit at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY is top … Read the rest
Mike F’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2013
July 31, 2013
Two days after my surgery I was walking more briskly than I expected with a wheeled walker in the hospital. I think I pushed the envelope a little after I was released on July 17th. My cell phone ‘drowned’ in some water on my hospital tray while I was there. So, after I went home for a few hours … Read the rest
John’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2010
December 12, 2012
This week marks the 2 year anniversary of my new hip.
This web site was a huge comfort and source of info as I prepared for surgery and I always intended to come back and share my story but somehow time has slipped by and I never did. It’s high time!
I had a Birmingham hip resurfacing done by Dr. … Read the rest
Doug Hendee Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Drinkwater 2012
Published on Jul 26, 2012
Doug Hendee was highly active—playing lacrosse, running triathlons and leading exercise classes. But arthritis threatened to take away all the things he loved.
August 30, 2010 I’m 54, sons 12 and 16 in hockey and I want to skate again with them. Heck, I want to be able to tie my own shoes again! After research here, I had the right hip resurfaced BHR in Rochester NY by Dr. Drinkwater on 6/23. Left one coming up 10/27, can’t wait. Surgery took 1 hr 20 mins. In on Wednesday, home on Saturday.
October 14, … Read the rest