I had a left BHR on December 14, 2006.My surgery was performed by Dr. John Rogerson, at Meriter Hospital in Madison Wisconsin.One of the unique features of this procedure was the rehab. It is called “Hip Hab”. It’s a wonderful 5 day rehab program based on the Belguim model of recovery after hip resurfacing.I started to have trouble with my hip in November, 2000 at age 40, about 1 ½ years after
Was standing on my good leg, operated leg was at about a 90 degree angle while I
put some cream on my knee. Probably bent forward and flexed my hip a bit, the
operated side knee rotated in and I started to fall. Tried to push with the
operated leg to right myself, NO STRENGTH. I collapsed and fell back, noticing a
strange friction in the hip joint after landing on my butt.
Called my … Read the rest
RBHR March 20, 2008 Dr. Rogerson
I just had my right hip resurfaced by Dr. Rogerson 3/20/08. You cannot do any better than Dr. Rogerson’s surgical skills and the comprehensive program (including rehab) he has set up.
Was in the hospital for 2 days (standard), then discharged to go directly to arranged rehab. My husband drove me about 1 mile to Meriter Heights (a retirement & rehab complex in downtown Madison). We checked into a
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After all the hoopla, travel and what seemed like waiting longer than a full-term pregnancy, surgery is over. I am officially a Bionic Woman. I was scheduled first up at 7:30 on Valentine’s Day, what a way to get that little sparkly something. We’d scheduled a cab for 5:20, since the forecast was for snow (again) and apparently cab drivers in Wisconsin still find it to be a surprise
I had my right hip resurfaced by Dr. Rogerson on 12/6/07 and have the left scheduled for 2/18/08.
I was thoroughly satisfied with Dr. Rogerson and his team from beginning to end.
Dr. Rogerson is a great surgeon and a very nice man. I immediately felt confident in his abilities after I met him. He and his PA (JoAnna) were exceptionally thorough in their explanation of the procedure and in answering my questions. The office
This 51-year-old, male, RBHR hippy is now repaired and freed from the right hip OA that had been the monkey on my back for the past 5 years in the form of pain, limping, and decreased ROM. Being from Rochester, MN, the most common question I get is “why would you want to go over to Madison, WI, for your resurfacing surgery, when you have the Mayo clinic in your back-yard?” The answer, simply put,
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
Gary traveled from Vancouver WA. to have his hip resurfaced by the best. He couldn’t be happier with his decision!
"Gary here; day 1 on the road. 11 mile ride 7 weeks post surgery and felt great!"
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Steve spoke with several of our previous BHR patients before undergoing the procedure himself in October 2014. Now 10 months following his surgery, he would love to pay it forward and speak with any prospective BHR patients that have questions about the procedure or our innovative HipHab rehab process.
"It’s been 10 months since my right BHR and things couldn’t be better. I am completely without pain in my hip. I take pleasure even in … Read the rest
Jim was told at age 43 that total hip replacement was his only option for pain relief and motion improvement. Luckily he found out about Dr. Rogerson and Birmingham hip resurfacing. Six months following his BHR Jim is back playing hockey, waterskiing, running and playing golf without any pain!
“I was diagnosed with severe degenerative arthritis in my left hip in March 2014 at the age of 43. I had always led a very active … Read the rest
Robert Ripons Hip resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2014
Robert was sick of sitting on the side lines due to his hip pain – following his right BHR in September, 2014 he has been skiing, surfing, skateboarding, downhill mountain biking, and stand up paddleboarding all pain free!
I apologize for not reporting back sooner, but it’s hard to want to stop having so much fun with my new high performance hip. I can’t thank you enough … Read the rest