January 22, 2021
Well there are 3 of us from North America that have now become Surface Hippies. Hipmon [British Columbia], Jason [Colorado], and myself from [Ontario, Canada]. There are also over 20 Swedish people here for Hip Resurfacing. Jason and I are already back at the Hotel but Hipmom is still in the hospital because she had both hips resurfaced.
It was quite the experience from my perspective. I was scheduled for surgery on … Read the rest
I’m 57, Father of (3) three sons, and have always played sports my entire life. I started having hip pain around 1996 & continued to suffer from left hip pain until December of 2006 (hello BHR left hip). I’m a dual BHR recipient (2006 / 2009). I’ve had wonderful success and enjoyed an active lifestyle since the surgery.
At the time, my left hip was far worst than my right hip, so I waited until … Read the rest
March 6, 2023
May 24, 2023
See the scar??? This came up on my FB memories and thought I’d share!! Last year at this time I did a Figure Competition at the age of 53- my surgery was in 2020!! This required me squatting and deadlifting and lunging and using the leg press with HEAVY loads!! I remember when I first started… I thought to myself: I will never be able
I’m 36, have double ceramic resurfacing, by Prof Piers Yates – in Perth, Western Australia.
Two years out right hip
One year out left hip
So far so good 🤞🏼
Hoping to return to sport very soon, I do CrossFit, Olympic weightlifting and enjoy playing football.
Strength and Range of Motion coming good, no restrictions or pain and I’m feeling much more confident with my new Hips.
As a guinea pig with double ceramic implants,
Update 11 months post hip resurfacing surgery with Dr. Ihekweazu (trained by Dr. Su) in Houston, TX.
I had no choice but to stay in Texas for my surgery because of insurance and Dr. Ihekweazu seemed like the best choice and the consultation went great. It was definitely a tough couple of days post surgery and I tried to end the meds too early but things healed exceptionally well. I did this surgery to continue … Read the rest
20 years ago this week, I received my pair of Chromium Cobalt BHR metal hip implants from Dr. Koen de Smet in Ghent, Belgium.
I am so lucky, confident and inspired about my hips that I trained at Ten Kicks gym this week where my daughter fights and coaches…and celebrated my hips with 10 kicks on the heavy bag.
I won’t continue kicking the bag…I want the hips to last at least another 40 years … Read the rest
Original Article: https://www.espn.com/nhl/story/_/id/35377168/how-nicklas-backstrom-accelerating-return-ice-hip-surgery Article by Emily KaplanESPN January 5, 2023
The Washington Capitals center’s nagging left hip had deteriorated to the point where he had a hard time putting on his socks and shoes. He struggled to play with his kids (ages 9, 6 and 2). He walked around the team facility with a limp…
…Only two active NHL players before have had their hips resurfaced. Defenseman Ed Jovanovski underwent 10 months of rehabilitation … Read the rest
November 29, 2022
Vince’s Original Story: https://surfacehippy.info/vince-obsitniks-hip-resurfacing-with-dr-brooks-2012/
I had my left hip resurfaced by Dr. Brooks on January 18, 2012 at the Cleveland Clinic and recently had my 10 year checkup on August 12, 2022. The left hip was perfect on the xray and, for the last 10 years I have had no excess Cobalt/Chromium ions in my blood. In the last ten years, I have not had a single issue with my replaced hip. My original goal
Peter is 61 years old and is doing a squat with 315 pounds. He had hip resurfacing in both hips by Dr. Domb of Chicago.