Category Archives: Athletes Hip Resurfacing Stories
3 Year Update Mary Ellen Loranger Hip Resurfacing Dr. Mont 2020
Mary Ellen Loranger original story here
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
Matt Davey’s Bilateral Ceramic on Ceramic Hip Resurfacing by Prof Piers Yates 2021
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,
JMS’s Hip Resurfacing by Dr Ugo Ihekweazu 2022
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
Mat Smith’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross 2021-2023
Mary Ellen Loranger’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Mont 2020
20 Year Anniversary Jeff Dullum Bilateral Hip Resurfacing Dr. De Smet 2002
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
Nicklas Backstrom’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. De Smet 2022
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
Vince Slupski’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett 2021
Fabio Halac Bilateral Hip Resurfacing 2007/2009 with Dr. Fernando Gonzalez Moran
November 29, 2022
Beau Necco’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Su 2022
3 Year Update Jim Thyne ‘s Hip Resurfacing with Professor Meek 2019
6 Year Update Puckeater’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Su 2016
10 Year Update Vince Obsitnik’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Brooks 2012
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 Walters Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Domb 2020
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.
Puckeater’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Su 2016
6 Year Update October 20, 2022
Thought I would post another followup. I am 56 now, had this surgery 6 years ago. Still playing hockey 2-3 times a week as a goalie. Best money I ever spent!
4 Year update March 25, 2020
I started this thread about 4 years back when I got my Bilateral resurfacing by Dr. Su. Thought I would post an update 4 years down the road. My hips could not … Read the rest
Tony’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Brooks 2021
August 20, 2021
I am a 62 year old male. I have been very active all my life. My main physical activity is long distance cycling both on the road and on the trails here in Northeast Ohio during March to November. During November to March I hike in a wooded area and hike 5-6 miles per day. I have been cycling since 1982 and a normal year of cycling mileage will range during a … Read the rest
Vince’s Hip Resurfacing 2021
February 16, 2022
I Am A Runner (Again).My 3.5 month checkup was today. My bones have fully grown into my implants – they are part of me now. The PA was very satisfied with the X-rays and range of motion, and said ROM and strength will continue to recover.He said I was ready to start running again, but told me to take it slow, listen to my body, and I’d probably be gassed in a … Read the rest
10 Year Update Jim’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing Dr. Marwin 2011
November 8, 2021 – Jim’s Original Story Here
It’s been a great 10 years!
Thank you Pat, for all the important information that you make available on this site. Thank you to Dr Scott Marwin, who I found on this site. He performed the bilateral surgery for me back when same day bilaterals were a rarity. And thank you to all the physical therapists at NYU Langone Rusk rehab center for getting me ready for … Read the rest