- 10 Year Anniversary for Steve’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing 2011 with Dr. Gross
- 4 Year Update Michael Dean with Dr. Rogerson 2013
- 7 Year Update Luann’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Sparling 2010
- Akhmakthuzin First Olympian with Hip Resurfacing 2014
- Ashley Selman’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Vail 2013
- BAM’s 2 Year Bilateral Update with Dr. Gross 2015
- Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. De Smet Patient Resumes Paragliding
- Carl Fletcher 14 Year Anniversary of BHR
February 1, 2022
1st hip – June 2020. September 2020 returned to caddying (5-7miles of walking/jogging) 2nd hip – April 2021. August 2021 – Returned to caddying. November 2021 – Started playing pickleball for first time and move as well as Iprior to any hip issues. Total flexibility and strength is probably not where it was, but not noticeable for my desired activities, golf, biking, walking/running, pickleball, and keeping up with grandkids. I’m very grateful … Read the rest
Greetings to Surface Hippies and soon to be Surface Hippies!
Today marks the 10 year anniversary of my bi-lateral hip resurfacing surgery. January 10 and 12, 2011. My resurfaced hips are doing very well and they allow me to be very active and live a healthy life. I am an avid hiker and backpacker even at 65 years old.
I am forever grateful for this amazing procedure and technology. It’s still hard to believe I … Read the rest
Sue had her right hip resurfaced by Dr. Schmitt at Huron Valley Hospital in 2007.
Photo by Free Face Photo
I am the director of HBY Ensemble empowering mature artists in Michigan, USA. My resurfaced hip is 12 years old on June 24th. Still dancing six days a week!… Read the rest
May 3, 2018 – I’m in good health and busy with a garden project, rebuilding a garden wall. Still competing in motorsport, 3rd in the ACSMC class championship with my 1973 Alfa Romeo GTAm. Still have the STYLUS 231BHP racer but not competing with it right now . Both hips functioning well, one at 18yrs, the other 3yrs now, thanks to Mr McMinn and team.
Regards , Rob
POST-OP PATIENT TESTIMONIAL: MICHAEL DEAN
(R BHR 10/11/10, L BHR 10/31/13)
Hip Resurfacing…Before and After
-Little sleep…sometimes as little as 45 minutes at a time
-Could NOT start bike race
-Bike riding hurt
-Could not run
-Constant back pain and continuous chiropractic appointments
-No pain medication
-Can now start a race bike and ride motorcross
-No hip pain and no back pain
-Feel like I … Read the rest
I am almost exactly two years out on my right hip resurface and one year out on the left and all is beyond well!
Running regularly; I did a 6.4 mile leg of a marathon relay 2 weeks ago (somehow got all the hills, even though I was the oldest on the team … hmmm) and did that in 55 minutes with no issues except pouring rain Felt great.… Read the rest
Maina Gielgud has been a professional ballet dancer all her life. Following her hip surgery she has continued to perform ballet to a high standard. She is now predominantly a ballet coach.
Laura R. was finally able to cross off a goal on her bucket list. Following a right hip resurfacing there was finally no pain holding her back!
“I had my right hip resurfaced by Dr. Rogerson in July 2010. Last fall, October 2014, I hiked with my husband from the north rim to the south rim of the Grand Canyon. 24 miles in 2 days. It was #1 on my bucket list. Thanks Dr. Rogerson … Read the rest
I am the ex jockey and cutter/reined cowhorse rider that has a right hip resurfaced with Dr Sparling in Vancouver, WA (Wright C+) 7 years ago at age 45 (petite female). I am still doing great, no complications and can pretty much do whatever I want pain free. I don’t even think about my hip anymore.
Just wanted to update. I feel very fortunate and grateful to our modern medicine … Read the rest
Lisa E’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2007/2013
Lisa underwent her left BHR in 2007 and her right BHR in 2013. “With both hips resurfaced, I am so happy to be mobile and active again!”
Patient Lisa E. has returned to her dancing days following bilateral BHR’s.
Her range of motion has been restored to her pre-operative ability!
Nancy K’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2013/2014
“Oh, the things you can do with a new hip! Thank you, Dr. Rogerson!”
Nancy hikes steep terrain following bilateral hip resurfacings
“This is me 6 months post left hip resurfacing surgery; about two miles down in the Grand Canyon. Feeling great and happy to be pain free.”
Nancy K. RT BHR 9/16/13, LT BHR 9/15/14… Read the rest
Denise’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Kelly 2012
December 25, 2011
I have chosen Dr Cynthia Kelly with Colorado Limb Consultants. We had a great consultation with her, her confidence in the procedure, experience with the whole hip AND BHR, as well as her demeanor went a long way to solidify my decision. And while she may not have done as many as other doctors, her attention to detail, her understanding of the placement, her knowledge … Read the rest
Jim Ryall’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2000/2003
Published on Mar 21, 2012
Jim Ryall continues to live a busy and active live. The intrepid walker sets out to climb Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, almost ten years after having bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacings (BHRs) with Mr McMinn in 2000 and 2003 respectively.
Ex-Royal Marine Jim Ryall’s used to pushing himself to the limit. But crippling hip arthritis in his late 30s forced him onto a … Read the rest
Patricia Duke’s Hip surfacing with Dr. Gross 2006
I began having some groin pain in the summer of 2004. An avid gardener and horseback rider, aches or pains weren’t uncommon and I didn’t pay too much attention to it. In the fall, I went on a two week trip and thought it would be a good rest for whatever muscle was bothering me.
On the way home on the plane, it seemed that the groin … Read the rest