Update 2017 I not only finished what is arguably the most difficult full iron distance triathlon race (Challenge Full Wanaka, NZ) in the world but was honored to achieve a 2nd place award in my age group (60-69)! I want to truly thank you and your team for allowing me to accomplish this event. Sincerely, Rich Hampton Left BHR recipient March 2006
POST-OP PATIENT TESTIMONIAL: MICHAEL DEAN
(R BHR 10/11/10, L BHR 10/31/13)
Hip Resurfacing…Before and After
-Little sleep…sometimes as little as 45 minutes at a time
-Could NOT start bike race
-Bike riding hurt
-Could not run
-Constant back pain and continuous chiropractic appointments
-No pain medication
-Can now start a race bike and ride motorcross
-No hip pain and no … Read the rest
Friday 6th January 2017
Australian Boxing Legend Anthony Mundine gears up for long-awaited re-match following Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) surgery with Mr McMinn
Last March, superstar boxer Anthony Mundine flew all the way from Australia to the United Kingdom to sort out his hip troubles. Anthony had been suffering from hip problems for several years and chose to travel to the UK for BHR surgery with Mr McMinn because, in … Read the rest
January 8, 2017 – In June, 2015, about three years after my HR, I did a tandem jump. It was my first skydiving experience ever. I didn’t even think twice about my hip for this. After running a marathon, skiing, playing ice hockey, long jumping, and sprinting it didn’t even occur to me that there’s be anything special to worry about for this.
Its now 30 months Post Op, [7/7/2014] and everything is just great with my hip. I have no worries or problems doing Triathlon, so long as I keep it to Standard Olympic Distance/Sprint Distances only.
Swimming and Biking pose no issues, but once I start running in excess of 12km, whammo, the pain starts to arise. Any thought of doing a Half Ironman is “out the back-door”. I find I … Read the rest
January 2, 2017 – Just wanted to share an update. I am a bilateral resurfacing with Dr Su. I am a year and 10 days out and climbed(hiked) Mt Greylock in Massachusetts on 12/31/16. Deep snow which required some post hole-in. Tired and sore(except the hips) handled it much better then the other fifty year olds did.
December 28, 2016 was my new hip’s 6 month anniversary. I celebrated by skiing 8 miles into the backcountry and climbing a 10,000’ peak. The snow was soft and irresistible for making turns. I finally decided to turn it loose on the downhills. It was a blast. I even took a fall on the new hip and nothing happened!
So that’s my story. So far, … Read the rest
http://www.BaylorScottandWhite.com/Ortho – “I’d never want to consider a life without activity,” says avid runner and biker Gary Derheim. But a hip fracture nearly brought his sport to a screeching halt.
At Baylor, Gary was treated with an advanced, new procedure called hip resurfacing. “Before the procedure,” he says, “they spent a lot of time talking to me about options, what was important to me. You