I just had my one year follow-up with Dr. Boyd. He is an excellent Doctor and has resurfaced about 550 patients. After one year I am able to run 4-6 miles, play basketball and lift weights with no pain.
Dave 5/2/06 Dr. Boyd… Read the rest
November 8, 2007
I had a C+ installed in my left hip by the fabulous Dr Harold Boyd on 10/10/02 at the ripe old age of 40.
After over 5 years, I don’t even think about having had a hip replacement.
I was playing golf at about 6 weeks & recovered nearly fully by 12 weeks.
Speaking of golf, I play 2-3 times a week & rarely use a cart. My handicap is 5 & 2 weeks ago I shot my best- a 68!
I have played quite a bit of basketball as well, though sometimes I’m a little too sore the next day- don’t know if that’s due to the hip or just gettin a little old.
I have tried to spread the word about hip resurfacing to all who would listen. Unfortunately, living in a rural part of the Oregon coast, there is only basically one ortho clinic … Read the rest
August 23, 2008 I’m on day 13 with a Cormet hip resurface RH from Dr Boyd in Salem OR.Very impressive and experienced team of staff with around 6oo HR under there belt. I did my due diligence before embarking on this resurface by meeting surgeons from OR,WA,CA and Australia.
My recovery seems to be going backwards, I’m relying on crutches, couldn’t imagine a step without them and oxyconitn and viocodin heavily. I was better when I was in Hospital than I am now. My pains coming from the lower back/butt area and it all feels like nerve sensations shooting all over the hip. The hip feels unstable and meds don’t stop the nerve shooting thru the butt lower back.
It’s painful to lift my leg and get into bed or on the couch. I went to a PT Friday and was in agony by that evening and he only put … Read the rest