I would like to commend Dr. Su for giving
me my life back. I’ve lived with an arthritic right hip for about 5
years until a friend of mine told me about the wonderful world of
hip resurfacing and Dr. Su in particular. I was skeptical about the
whole thing, but I decided to investigate the process. I liked what
I heard and as a result had hip resurface surgery … Read the rest
I would like to commend Dr. Su for giving
Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:30 am
I am happy to report that as of 5:00 PM, Tuesday afternoon, January 9, 2007, I am the proud new owner of a Dr. Su installed right BHR at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Dr. Su sent me home on Friday morning, January 12, with the following instructions: bilateral support for three full weeks, weight as tolerated, no restrictions. On Saturday
I am having surgery Friday Dec 2nd by Dr. Su on my right hip. I am a 45 year old male traveling from Indianapolis because I am lucky enough to be a candidate to have surgery from Dr Su. I am. 4th Dan black belt in TKD and avid Golfer (6 handicap that has been going up!).This site has been great. The stories really help to keep positive and
My experience with a bilateral hip resurfacing with Dr Edwin Su.
I am 52 years old and on January 3, 2011 I had surgery to repair
both hips. I have been physically active my entire life, and
exercised 3 to 4 days per week including both cardio and weight
training. I played ice hockey in college, and continued to play
competitively until age 30. I enjoyed running outdoors, and loved… Read the rest
My name is Brian Day 58, I live in Flanders, NJ. On Tuesday April 26 I had bilateral hip resurfacing at HSS by Doctor Su.
On Wed. morning they got me out of bed and I walked 2 steps forward and 2 steps back and then repeated it, that was it for the 1st pt session.
On Thursday afternoon I was on crutches and navigated a 4 step staircase, and
I am a 52 year old female and had right hip resurfacing at the Hospital for Special Surgeries on July 6, 2007 with Dr. Edwin Su. Prior to that surgery I had had arthroscopic surgery to my right hip in 2002 for a labral tear that I had probably had for 30 years. I was a gymnast in college and had on and off pain since then. After the arthroscopic
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
I am Walter Bussart from Nashville, Tn. I had bilateral HR by Dr. Su on Sept 19,2008.
I am 66 years old. Hospital for 5 days and flew home. Crutches for 4 weeks and started driving before 5 weeks. I am very pleased with my progress now after 7 weeks.
I am back to working-out but limit the weights to 30 lbs while standing. There were some difficult times, particularly
I’m 52 years old and had surgery last year, on December 13, 2007. My surgeon was Dr. Su at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. It was my left hip, a BHR.Admittedly, I was quite freaked for the three months leading up to the surgery. I’ve always been very athletic and active and felt pretty much indestructible. Just a year earlier, I didn’t even know I had a
I’m 10 days out of bi lateral hip resurfacing with Dr. Su. Can’t say enough good
things about Dr. Su.My hips feel strong enough to stand with no issues and no crutches 7 days out.
Post surgery, he told me my hips were a mess, and I had pretty big cuts, around
14 inches per leg. I went on a strong natural product regiment right out of
surgery, only taking … Read the rest
February 14, 2009
I am 16 days post op. I am a 54 y.o. male and had a bi
lat hip resurfacing by Dr. Su at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC. My
staples were removed 7 days post op. I still have steri strips but all other
bandages have been removed. There is no noticeable drainage. I began a 3 hr
per day outpatient rehab program at Bryn … Read the rest
Dr. Su and the Hospital for Special Surgery
I had a right hip resurfacing on 3/5/09 performed by Dr. Edwin Su at the
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). It is now 3/23 – I am feeling great and
walking comfortably with the use of a cane. The lead up to surgery was two
years of limping and pain. The decision to have surgery was an easy one.
After doing my … Read the rest