- 18 Year Update David’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 1999/2013
- 20 Year Anniversary Video of BHR by McMinn Center 2017
- 6 Year Update Jon’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2011
- Andrew Murray’s Hip Resurfacing Mr. McMinn 1999
- Anthony Mundine – BHR 1Year Post Op with Mr. McMinn
- Anthony Mundine’s Re-match Following BHR Surgery with Mr McMinn 2016
- Birmingham Hip Resurfacing 20 Year Video
- Bob Warman’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2012
- Boxing Champion Mundine’s Hip
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
Published on Oct 20, 2017 The McMinn Center Website
On 30th July 1997, Mr McMinn performed the world’s first Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operation. Two decades later, we are celebrating the success of this bone-conserving procedure, pioneered by Mr McMinn, with the people whose lives have been changed by BHR surgery.
The video and photos that patients have sent in to celebrate 20 Years of Hip Resurfacing has been eye opening and amazing. We couldn’t … Read the rest
November 11, 2017 – It is the eighteenth anniversary of my right side BHR being implanted. It has been well used, is still playing tennis several times a week and has improved my quality of life beyond measure.
The left side one was four years last month – also doing fine.
I post this because I guess it is one of the oldest that are mentioned here and I hope it … Read the rest
Published on Jun 28, 2017 – Former Defence Minister Lord Andrew Robathan came to see Mr McMinn when he was having trouble with his bilateral ASRs implanted in London. In 2013, Mr McMinn Revised his Left ASR to a Ceramic-on-Metal Birmingham Mid-Head Resection (BMHR). In 2015, Mr McMinn Revised his Right ASR Cup to a Custom Cross-Linked Polyethylene Cup. Now at two years following his Custom Polyethylene Resurfacing, Lord Robathan spoke to Media Manager Rob … Read the rest
Published on May 23, 2017 Retired School Teacher Pauline Mower had a right Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) under the care of Mr McMinn back in 2004. She returned in late 2016 when her left hip presented problems and there was only one person she wanted to see. In early 2017, Pauline underwent a left Custom Polythylene Hip Resurfacing, a new device pioneered by Mr McMinn and the ideal bone conserving solution for active women like … Read the rest
Familiar face Jim Jenkinson, star of the McMinn Centre Recovery Video series, has come back to see Mr McMinn to have his other hip resurfaced.
Jim had a right sided Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) in 2010 and we followed his immediate and longer term recovery process in a series of four videos:
In this video, Jim gives us an update six years following his BHR and why he has come
Published on Apr 27, 2017 Familiar face Jim Jenkinson, star of the McMinn Centre Recovery Video series, has come back to see Mr McMinn to have his other hip resurfaced. Jim had a right sided Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) in 2010 and we followed his immediate and longer term recovery process in a series of four videos: Post-Op Recovery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Yhb_… 2 Months Post-Op: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8myoN… 6 Months Post-Op: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MZUI… 1 Year Post-Op: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzQoq… In … Read the rest
August 27, 2013
I had my left hip BHR resurfaced on 20th Nov 2000 by Mr D Mcminn and was working again , landscaping and race driving 3 months later. It’s brilliant and has kept my right hip going much longer than seemed possible ie. 13 yrs , but it now really badly needs doing. I can’t walk far , say half a mile max with a stick plus a lot of pain through my … Read the rest
Metal-on-Metal (MoM) Hip Resurfacing has been around longer than many people realise. The BHR actually belongs to a family of MoM resurfacings that Mr McMinn began developing in the early 1990s. Hip resurfacing was of course introduced as an alternative to total hip replacement (THR) and aimed at younger patients whose active lifestyles made them unsuitable for a THR.
Mr McMinn’s earliest MoM design, The McMinn Resurfacing, was implanted in a number of patients in … Read the rest
Friday 6th January 2017
Australian Boxing Legend Anthony Mundine gears up for long-awaited re-match following Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) surgery with Mr McMinn
Last March, superstar boxer Anthony Mundine flew all the way from Australia to the United Kingdom to sort out his hip troubles. Anthony had been suffering from hip problems for several years and chose to travel to the UK for BHR surgery with Mr McMinn because, in Mundine’s words, “To get the … Read the rest
25 Year Update – November 4, 2016
I only post now and then with updates and this one is over due. I am very pleased to report that i celebrated 25 years of my resurfaced hip in September.
I thought earlier this year that I might have a problem as I was having lots of pain in my hip and pelvis. I had x-rays and scans at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham and they … Read the rest
Professional boxing champion and former National Rugby League player Anthony Mundine has travelled halfway around the world from Sydney, Australia to undergo Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) surgery with Mr McMinn in Birmingham.
Anthony has been dealing with the pain in his left hip for the last six to seven years and it has had a negative impact on his day-to-day life as well as his career. He has tried to
September 26, 2016
I don’t know what number I was in Mr McMinn’s series, but I got a BHR on my right side on 11th November 1999. That’s getting close to 17 years.
I have played a lot of tennis in that time, including plenty of singles. Nowadays, my knees limit me to doubles. I have also walked a lot, motorcycles a lot. I had so much energy that I … Read the rest