- 1 Year Update Steve Lee’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Su 2019
- 10 Year and 2 Month Update John C’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross 2008
- 11 Year Update Steve’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Su 2008
- 12 Year Update Phil Wadsworth’s Bilateral Dr. Brooks 2010
- 12 Year Update Tom Dolan’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rubinstein 2007
- 18 Month Update Taj’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. De Smet 2016
- 3 Year Update Jim Thyne
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
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
Both hips done 12 years ago. Just finished 9 day, 100+ mile XC ski vacation at Lake Tahoe CA. Amazing trails and no issue with my hips, my wife complains I am faster with “ball bearing hips”. Enjoying the pain free fun outside.
…The Ducks said the surgery was performed May 9 by Dr. Edwin Su in New York. The procedure is less invasive than a full hip replacement and does allow for the possibility for the 34-year old Kesler to resume his career following a lengthy recovery…
I had my left hip resurfaced by Dr. Rector on July 24, 2018. I am from San Diego and a lifelong surfer, tennis player, and yoga enthusiast. I first started to experience severe hip pain back in 2011. By the end of 2017 I could barely walk a half mile or sit on my surfboard while waiting for a wave to catch. The pain had become impossible to tolerate for my active lifestyle.
It has been so long since I reached out to say hi and I apologize for that. Once you get your life back you tend to jump in full blast and not look back. I hung around the surface hippy site for a few years but when the notes became so negative I had to back off. It wasn’t syncing with what was going on in my life post-surgery. I … Read the rest
September 13, 2018 – I’m happy to report that I LOVE my new hip. I had follow-up xrays which shoed everything looking good, and my non-op hip in perfect shape, as well.
Last year I decided to try racing (I’ve been rowing for 9 years, but not racing, and the pain was unbearable by the end). I’m happy to report that at the end of this month I am going … Read the rest
Back to playing Hockey after Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett.
I was 48 when I received the very surprising diagnosis of arthritis in my left hip. My pain wasn’t that bad at the time so I really didn’t think it was as bad as they said. The first words I heard after my initial X-Ray were “You need a Total Hip Replacement! I was stunned. I thought I had a strained tendon or a torn … Read the rest
Last week was the 10 year anniversary on my left hip, and this week I hit the 2 month mark on the right.
All the old timers on here have heard my story too many times, so they can feel free to skip this, but for any newbies on the site, here is my story.
I am a sports instructor year round, teaching high level skiing all day … Read the rest
I have compiled video clips in chronological order, over a period of 6 months, from the day of surgery, my recovery, rehab and physical therapy activities, to my return to kiteboarding. I had severe arthritis in my left hip. I chose to have Hip Resurfacing over Total Hip Replacement so I could return to a high level of activity as opposed to the limited activity I would have had with Total Hip Replacement. Vincent Fowble, … Read the rest