- 5 Year Update Chuck M’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Boettner 2012
- Anders Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rector 2010
- Andrew Murray’s Hip Resurfacing Mr. McMinn 1999
- Andy Murray To Return To Tennis After Hip Resurfacing with Dr. O’Donnell 2017
- Baseball, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Golf, Tennis
- Bob C’s Bilateral Dr. Gross 2005/2008
- Brian Beech’s BHMR with Mr. McMinn 2009
- Bryan J’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2007
- Chuck M’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Boettner 2012
Andy Murray will return to action on 11 June at a low-level grass tournament in the Netherlands…
…His return ends months of agonising over his future. He was due to come back in Brisbane, before the Australian Open, but withdrew at the last minute and headed for Melbourne, where his trusted friend and renowned surgeon, John O’Donnell, performed the hip resurfacing operation, where a small sleeve is placed over the joint.… Read the rest
I first met with Dr. Nawabi in July 2016 following an MRI that indicated I had a severely torn left hip labrum…
…Upon meeting with Dr. Nawabi and having him review my MRI and X-rays, he concluded that I was a good candidate for hip resurfacing surgery. I was hoping to return 100% to running, playing soccer, and playing golf and the hip resurfacing procedure would make that possible…… Read the rest
December 4, 2017 – Fifth year still had some nice improvement (believe it or not).
This also marks my fifth season back playing soccer. Every season I’ve had little nags here and there (Achilles, hamstrings, calfs, etc) but the hip has been injury free. When my conditioning wanes a bit in off season I can get that “achy” feeling after an hour or so playing. But if I use the foam … Read the rest
I have been cleared for all activity without restrictions. I am now playing singles tennis without holding back. I am out of shape (for 95 degree singles tennis), and still feel not as flexible or as strong, but have had no pain even after 2 hours of drills and playing. The hardest thing I find doing is bending and staying down, but I have been standing straight for over 10 years. I expect to continue … Read the rest
I used Dr. Rector in Boulder. I feel the BHR surgery which occurred on April 22, 2010 gave me a
2nd chance at an athletic life. It used to take me 30 or more
seconds to stand up out of a chair. Since my surgery I have been
using the stationary bike for about 1/2 hour and working out on the
elliptical for about 20 mins. 2X per week and balancing on the bosu
ball … Read the rest
|Ten Year Anniversary|
I’m saying hello on the eve of my ten year anniversary. In early 1998 there were fewer than 40 resurfacings in the U.S. and of course no surfacehippy group or knowledge base. My thanks to Keith and all you posters.My story
A former runner, I had been crippled with OA for a decade and needed crutches just to stand more than 2 minutes. Dr. Amstutz said he’d only seen one or
Dr. Barry Tannen (bilateral HR 12/18/08)
I am a 52 year old physician who had bilateral hip resurfacing with Dr. Su on
December 18th 2008 at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. I had been
diagnosed with moderate to severe osteoarthritis 3 years earlier and
increasingly had to deal with the pain and limitations that this brought on. I
am an avid tennis player who competes locally and in USTA tournaments and
obviously … Read the rest
Bryan J’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2007
An injury at age 24 started the journey toward this athlete’s BHR surgery 20 years later.
“I am currently more flexible and active now than I was in my twenties and thirties.”
“When I was 24 years old and very active and athletic, I popped my right hip out when I was skiing. The bursa ruptured and it was bone on bone. By the age of 26, … Read the rest
Ivan Dekovic 14 Year Anniversary Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Amstutz 2000
I’m feeling so happy that today I reached my 14th Anniversary. I never though that I would reach that number. At the time of my surgery (I was 54 years old), I would have been pleased if my surface on surface hip replacement had lasted 5 years.
For those asking about impact sports, let me tell you that I have been playing Volleyball, Nationally … Read the rest
Jeff Wiegand’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Su 2006
LBHR Dr. Su 9/26/2006
Feb 2013 still going strong. No problems with my hip. 100%. More than six years post-op. Thank you Dr. Edwin Su at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan!
Jeff Wiegand and his daughter Rebecca, with dog Lulu, in the Adirondacks on Giant Mountain (via Rocky Peak Ridge). Distance to summit 8 miles, total ascent 5300 feet. Jeff’s left hip was resurfaced on Sept. … Read the rest
Dave Eddy Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 1999
This archive footage shows badminton player Dave Eddy in action on the court. Dave has represented England over fifty times, winning a World Championship in the process and has bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacings (BHRs) which were both performed by Mr McMinn some fourteen years apart.
Dave says surgery ‘transformed’ him from “something of a cripple to someone who could walk normally and play badminton to whatever … Read the rest
Colin Gittins Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2006
Colin Gittins describes his experience of having a bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operation. The keen football player is now back on the football field twice a week and also enjoys regular games of squash and circuit training. His procedure was performed by Mr McMinn in 2006.
You can read Colin’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/colin-g…
Software Engineer Colin from Gloucester heard about hip resurfacing … Read the rest
Brian Beech’s BHMR with Mr. McMinn 2009
Brian Beech talks of how his hip resurfacing operation ‘transformed’ his life. The active sportsman is now back playing squash and other high impact sports like football and tennis. Brian had a Birmingham Mid Head Resection (BMHR) in 2009, performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Brian’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/brian-b…
Managing Director Brian from Cheshire put up with hip arthritis for years explaining, “It got … Read the rest
Phil Roberts Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2000/2011
Phil Roberts reflects on ten years with a right Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR), on the eve of having a left BHR, both with Mr McMinn. The ex-Manchester City youth footballer is now a chartered accountant but still regularly plays both 5-a-side and 11-a-side football matches.
You can read Phil’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/phil-ro…
After the onset of arthritis in the late 90s, ex-Manchester City … Read the rest
Michael Ponberth Bilateral Hip Resurfacing Mr. McMinn 2001/2002
Michael Ponberth underwent bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacings (BHRs) in 2001 and 2002. In 2010, Michael had a left Birmingham Knee Replacement (BKR) and continues to play golf twice a week following surgery. All three operations were performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Michael’s story on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/michael…
Sales Director Michael had bilateral BHRs with Mr McMinn in 2001 and 2002. He was delighted to … Read the rest
Gordon Strachan’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2013
Hip Resurfacing Football Manager Gordon Strachan Talks About His BHR With Derek McMinn 2013
Published on Sep 12, 2013
Gordon Strachan is a professional international football manager and former Premier League footballer, appearing for the likes of Manchester United, Leeds United and Coventry City. Having started to feel the effects of his hip arthritis in his mid-40’s, he said: “Work was a problem. I was an active … Read the rest
Bilateral 1/7/08 Dr. Schmalzried
August 13, 2008
I had bilateral surgery in January of 08 – I found this web site around 6 months prior to that time and had the same reaction, what a godsend.
After recovering from an arthroscopic surgery to my right hip in May of 07 and I had one on my left in March of 07, I was desperate as I was not getting any better.
Both of … Read the rest