15.5 year BHR survivor
LBHR September 1991 Dr. McMinn UK
Sep 24, 2011
Well it’s now 20 years since Mr McMinn resurfaced my hip. It is still working well. I feel very blessed.Katie Lhip mcminn 1991 Need permission to post
Wed Mar 7, 2007
Hi to everyone.
I haven’t posted on this site for a long time but I had a check up today at the Royal Orthopaedic in
I received a BMHR from Dr. McMinn in May of this year. The reason I went to him was for a couple of reasons: my hip had progressed to a point where DeSmet and a number of surgeons in the US did not feel totally confident they could do a resurf. And, even if they could, they would not be able to address the 1″ length discrepancy. My bad hip
Well it’s 2 weeks today since my operation with Mr. McMinn and everything’s going great.That constant screaming pain in my right hip which had become part of my life for the last 15 years has now gone and my life already feels amazingly different. I’ve been told by various consultants over the last 10 years, due to my condition and age I am not a likely candidate for this
December 02, 2008
Linda is a massage therapist from Essex. She had a history of allergic reactions to cheap metal and as a result of this underwent a metal allergy test following her initial consultation. The allergy results showed that she was positive to Nickel and as a result she was recommended a ceramic on ceramic hip resurfacing, making her the first person to have an implant of this kind
Maina Gielgud has been a professional ballet dancer all her life. Following her hip surgery she has continued to perform ballet to a high standard. She is now predominantly a ballet coach.
Waqqy’s YouTube Video
Click on the arrow to start the video.October 2007 Progress Report
Well now October is beginning and college is going really good, I got an activity day in November where I go 2 this cabin crew day centre and get fully qualified as a cabin crew member !! by the way am doing travel & Tourism. I am now on 1 crutch I can walk kinda
Jeff Gaynor’s Hip Resurfacing Mr. McMinn 2001
10 Year Anniversary
Just finished having my x-rays checked by McMinn (his Centre, actually,
Chandra did the review and he was part of the team that did my surgery).
I had the original operation on August 1, 2001. This makes me one of the
longest-lived surface hippies. What was the result?
Implant is right where it should be, chromium levels are … Read the rest
Graza’s BMHR Mr. McMinn 2008
Well it’s 2 weeks today since my operation with Mr. McMinn and everything’s going great.
That constant screaming pain in my right hip which had become part of my life for the last 15 years has now gone and my life already feels amazingly different.
I’ve been told by various consultants over the last 10 years, due to my condition and age I am not … Read the rest
Jim Jenkinson’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2010
Uploaded on Apr 19, 2011
Jim Jenkinson tells us that "all is well" at the six month stage after having a right Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operation in 2010 performed by Mr McMinn. Jim is now exercising regularly and not getting any pain at all, continuing his sensible approach to recovery.
This video is part three of a four-part documentary about Jim’s … Read the rest
Jim Ryall’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2000/2003
Published on Mar 21, 2012
Jim Ryall continues to live a busy and active live. The intrepid walker sets out to climb Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, almost ten years after having bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacings (BHRs) with Mr McMinn in 2000 and 2003 respectively.
Ex-Royal Marine Jim Ryall’s used to pushing himself to the limit. But crippling hip arthritis in his late … 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