…The former NBA star underwent a resurfacing of his right hip on Dec. 21 at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, an injury he attributed to the “55,000 minutes” he played in a storied 19-year career.
“I feel great,” Kidd said. “Everything went well with the surgery. I’ve been around the team of late, for the shootaround and also for the game with San … Read the rest
M55 Arnie Pollinger of Holliston, Massachusetts, is a rare bird — he runs roads and sprints. Recently, he wrote me: “I realize my running and jumping might not be noteworthy except for the fact that I am doing all this with an artificial hip.” His surgery was in April 2012, and he’s run dozens of … Read the rest
December 25, 2015
Gave myself a christmas treat and went for my first post op ride.Just over three months since my BHR,and feeling good so got hold of some troy Lee padded shorts and did a 23km hilly road ride on my MTB.It was my old after work quick training loop which I used to in 58 mins. Just managed 1h6mins in bad wind and … Read the rest
July 17, 2017
On the 7th July, 2017 , I celebrated my 3rd Anniversary of BHR Left side. Wow, how the time has disappeared and how I am able to compete “pretty well” in Triathlon, all be it , at Sprint and Standard Distance.
The hip has never been better and I attribute this to alot of patience in the re-hab,[ a fantastic “nurse”- the wife] ,lots of precise, dedicated … Read the rest
December 20, 2015
It’s now 17 months post Op., and I’m back !!! on the “horse” and doing OK.
I had my first Tri in 20 months, Olympic Distance and survived well. It’s been a longer slow road to recovery, but it sure has paid dividends. THANKS PAT !!
My race went OK and was happy with the Swim and Bike, but found the Run … Read the rest
May 6, 2015
So its been 7 months since my Left HR and 6 Years since my Right HR.
And I have not run for at least seven years, mainly because after making a good recovery from my first op I started to slowly suffer in my other hip.
But last week I ran my first 5k run. Very slow and was hurting by the end of it, but felt … Read the rest
December 6, 2015
I had right hip resurfaced in March by Dr Gross. Recovery has gone well, started back in the gym after 2 months with biking, bodyweight exercises and light weights. I slowly worked myself back onto the treadmill around 6 months and today I ran my first 5K. Running was never my thing so it wouldn’t have bothered me if I was unable to run again. Fortunately, since … Read the rest
On 13th December, exactly 11 months post right hip BHR I completed a sprint triathlon. Did a fair bit of running from August, gradually increasing distance and speed, plus a load of cycling and swimming. Loads of time spent getting it right and I don’t even think of it.
January 13, 2015
This morning Andrew Shimmin fitted a Birmingham 52mm head and 58mm to my blown out right hip. … Read the rest
March 30, 2012
I had a right hip done by Dr. Pritchett July 2011 and I’m very happy with the results. I was 57 years old at the time and active. My main problem after the surgery was a very tight and painful iliotibial band (sp?) but it finally stretched out fine and I’ve had no problems with it since. I returned to running and did the 5K Turkey Trot … Read the rest