Dr. Vail is such an amazingly skilled surgeon and lovely gentle, humble human being that I would give him the highest recommendations to anyone considering a BHR or THR. Dr. Vail has performed bilateral BHRs on me and I am a new woman thanks to him!
I had my left hip resurfaced by Vail 6 weeks ago, on December 22nd, 2009, and I just came back from a weekend in
I am so excited about my new hip I can hardly stand it! I had my hip resurfaced in Denver, CO by Dr Michael Dayton. He uses the BHR.
I am 34 years old. 4 weeks post op, and cannot believe I even waited as long as I did to do it! Thank you so much for the time you put into the website….it was a big factor in helping… Read the rest
I just had a right hip resurfacing from Dr. Thomas Gross in Columbia, South Carolina and wanted to provide some step by step information that could help future recipients manage their trip, hospital experience and recovery process in a more knowledgeable manner. I am a nurse and that may give me a little different perspective that may be useful. Anything I mention is only a suggestion and may not work … Read the rest
July 20, 2009
5 days post op today. I am home, getting around on crutches pretty well. I actually just tried one crutch so I could carry my cup of coffee over to the computer and did real well! That was exciting.
My surgery went flawlessly according to Dr. Rector. He is awesome. If anyone in or around Colorado is considering surgery, please look him up. Everybody I spoke to … Read the rest
My name is Fabian Cuenca, Spanish, and I had surgery on both hips 1 year ago. I was a kickboxing champion and Guiness World Record holder.
My first surgery left hip was when I was 44 years. It was on 28 November 2008. Dr. Paul Cendrero did my surgery at the Hospital of Mostoles (Madrid-Spain).The second surgery on my right hip… Read the rest
My hip journey starts like a lot of people , was very active and started to get pain in the groin and front of my left hip this was November 2007.
I was running 50 miles a week preparing for a December marathon so I just ran though the pain. In February 2008 as I was training for my April marathon by now the pain was starting to slow me … Read the rest
I am a 55 year old male. I have been active all my life in various sports which ultimately led to my hip cartilage damage. I had my right hip resurfaced using the anterior approach November 2007 by Dr. Stefan Kreuzer, a Birmingham hip. In Feb of this year, Dr Kruezer resurfaced my left hip with a Cormet.I am almost two months into the recovery and I am almost
My name is Dino Rossi; I am 55 years of age. On April 9, 2009 I underwent
Dr. Boettner is my surgeon and my savior.
Prior to my surgery I had a lot of pain and I could barely walk; my gait and
Today, 10 weeks post op, I
I am 58 years old. I’ve had hip pain for the last 3+ years. I’ve used a cane for the past 6 months. I used to be very physically active. I had given it all up and was sadly postponing a THR until I could stand the pain no more. I used to snow ski the black diamond slopes of Colorado. I wondered if shuffleboard could ever take the place
Amazed by the results – Schmalzried
I am a 44 year old who (much like a Golden Retriever) was apparently born with dysplasia in my right hip. Never really bothered me growing up though I would have a little pain when I walked a long way and never knew why. Around age 33 my hip started to ache more often and for more prolonged periods. By the… Read the rest
June 30, 2009
I am here in South Carolina with Dr. Gross at the hospital. It is Tuesday
today. I had the right hip resurfaced at 9am yesterday. Tomorrow, I will
have the left leg resurfaced at 3pm. Thanks to all the folks who have
published comments and given feedback on this site. It is incredibly useful
for setting expectations and getting a feel for what is going to happen
Steve’s hipI just had surgery at Wake Forest Medical
Center with Dr. Jinnah. Here is my story. Since I live in Virginia there
were a few logistics about how I would get to and from the hospital. I have
many friends who are pilots and one volunteered to take me to Wake Forrest
and also provide the return trip. I was not worried about getting down there
but getting … Read the rest