Surface Hippy®
Serving the Hip Resurfacing Community Since 2005
Patricia Walter – Owner

Today, March 15, 2023 is my 17 year anniversary of receiving my BHR Birmingham Hip Resurfacing from Dr. De Smet in Belgium in 2006. My hip resurfacing is still great and I never had problems with it. I still believe hip resurfacing is a great alternative to a total hip replacement for the right candidate – normally younger people that are very active and want no restrictions.

Updated September 9, 2023

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British Hip Society Podcast

Birmingham Hip Resurfacing: the whole story August 12, 2022

This Podcast features Vikas Khanduja, Mr. Callum McBryde, Professor Derek McMinn MD FRCS , Mr. Ronan Treacy,  and Roger Ashton – Technical Director of JointMedica

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Return to the Sports You love after hip resurfacing

What Will You Do After Your Hip Resurfacing?

Eric's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Kusuma 2010
Eric Returns to Climbing After His Hip Resurfacing
David Roya's hip resurfacing with Dr. Su in 2012
David Roya Returns to Taekwondo After His Hip Resurfacing
Max's Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett 2015
Max Returns to Hiking After Hip Resurfacing
Fabian Cuenca – Kickboxing Champion Bilateral Adept Finsbury 11/28/08 & 10/17/09
Fabian Cuenca Returns to Kickboxing After His Hip Resurfacing
Wayne Morris Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2016
Wayne Morris /Returns to Biking After His Hip Resurfacing
Petes Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Engh in 2008
Pete Returns to Power Sports After His Hip Resurfacing

Hip Resurfacing – Could it be Right for You?

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