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Hip Resurfacing General Questions

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General questions about hip resurfacing - support, information and help

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Last post by hernanu
in Re: Stairs
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No New Posts Hip Resurfacing Still an Excellent Option

Despite negative media against hip resurfacing, experienced surgeons, national registires and mecial studies show postivie outcomes.

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Last post by MyHipFuIsWeak
in Re: Unsure About Having ...
on July 11, 2018, 03:50:27 PM

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Polls for patients to complete about their hip resurfacing experience

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on May 31, 2018, 04:05:57 PM

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Questions and comments about different types of hip resurfacing devices

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Why choose X-linked poly...
on October 23, 2018, 08:48:14 PM

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Questions about traveling abroad. Stories about people traveling overseas.

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in Traveling to Belgium/Dr....
on April 26, 2017, 12:05:12 PM

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Questions and comments about insurance coverage for hip resurfacing

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in Re: Anyone need a Breg P...
on December 05, 2017, 05:34:34 PM

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Photos of surface hippies, their pets, their hobbies, their sports and other fun stuff.

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on December 23, 2015, 01:51:53 PM

Personal Hip Resurfacing Stories

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Patient stories celebrating hip resurfacing anniversaries

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Last post by petemeads
in Re: Three years ago toda...
on Yesterday at 02:50:16 PM

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Personal stories about your hip resurfacing and your doctor

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in Re: Chris' Hip Resurfaci...
on Yesterday at 11:53:50 PM

No New Posts Bilateral Hip Resurfacing Stories

Stories about people with both hips resurfaced

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Last post by John C
in Re: 7 month bilateral hi...
on July 09, 2018, 03:36:48 PM

Normal Post Op Problems and Recovery Issues

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Post Op Recovery Issues including problems and slow recoveries

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Last post by frigator
in Re: Piriformis Stretch
on November 03, 2018, 03:17:44 PM

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PT after hip resurfacing. What special PT did you do. What helped? What hindered your recovery?

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Last post by Quig
in Re: physical therapy eva...
on May 08, 2018, 08:27:50 PM

No New Posts Groin Pain

Groin Pain and muscle issues after hip resurfacing

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Last post by Jerryt
in Re: 10 year post op with...
on November 07, 2018, 06:54:15 PM

No New Posts Infection Problems

Did you have a skin infeciton or infection around your new hip device?

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Last post by NJDRE
in Re: Skin Infection
on June 27, 2015, 04:30:41 PM

No New Posts Leg Length Problems

Is your leg shorter or longer after surgery? Did the problem resolve itself in time?

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Last post by Zach
in Re: Longer Leg needs hip...
on April 14, 2016, 06:02:50 PM

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Swelling in the hip and or leg after surgery.

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Last post by petemeads
in Re: Swelling question
on June 07, 2015, 02:41:21 PM

No New Posts Emotional Issues

Are you depressed or upset after hip resurfacing surgery? Talk with other Surface Hippies and find moral support

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Last post by ErikG
in Re: Pre-Op Jitters
on December 17, 2017, 04:52:04 AM

No New Posts Sex and Resurfacing

Surface Hippies often wonder about when they can return to having sex and problems associated with becoming active again

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Last post by Dave Like Festus
in Re: New Page About Sugge...
on July 14, 2014, 09:48:36 PM

Serious Post Op Problems and Revisions

No New Posts Hip Resurfacing Serious Problems

Post Op Serious Problems

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: Pain after 13 years
on June 29, 2018, 01:02:18 PM

No New Posts Blood Clots

Did you have Blood Clots after your surgery? How was it treated?

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Last post by hernanu
in Re: Blood Clots @ 8 week...
on August 17, 2014, 09:16:21 PM

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Dislocations after hip resurfacing

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Last post by horse doc
in Re: Hip Dislocated 6 wee...
on December 24, 2016, 02:36:58 PM

No New Posts Acetabular Cup Revisions & Problems

Acetabular Cup Revisions, Loose Acetabular Cups and other Acetabular Cup Problems

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Last post by 2down
in Re: impingement problems...
on September 25, 2018, 11:05:21 PM

No New Posts Metal Allergies

Problems or revisions of a hip resurfacing due to deep metal allergies

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: NEW IMPLANT !!!
on November 21, 2017, 01:32:49 PM

No New Posts High Metal Ions

Revisions or problems due to high metal ions after hip resurfacing

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: Metal Ion Fear
on October 15, 2017, 12:41:50 AM

No New Posts My Resurfacing Requires a THR Revision

Some hip resurfacing patients have problems requiring a revision to a THR. This is a place to share your story and receive support for your revision.

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Last post by blinky
in Re: Pain In Buttocks 2 Y...
on May 16, 2018, 11:56:48 PM

Medical Studies/Articles

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Studies about hip resurfacing and hip resurfacing devices

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Mid-term Results of Hip...
on April 02, 2015, 10:56:33 PM

No New Posts Metal Ion Studies

Studies and articles about metal ions

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Last post by tcarroll
in Metal Test results
on December 23, 2016, 07:02:30 PM

Physical Therapy

No New Posts PT Post Op Surgery

What PT did you do post op to help your resurfaced hip heal and get your body back into shape?

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Last post by oldsoccerplayer
in Recovery Protocols
on November 04, 2015, 12:10:59 AM

No New Posts Good PT in my area

Tell us about your PT - what they did and where they are located. Why were they so good?

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Last post by avilax777
in pt in los angeles area
on October 06, 2018, 01:23:56 PM

Doctor Information

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Hip resurfacing surgeon information and questions

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Last post by willsie01
in Re: UK Surgeon
on November 12, 2018, 12:03:13 PM

No New Posts Dr. Brooks

Information about Dr. Brooks and patient stories

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Dr. Brooks Video about w...
on Yesterday at 01:07:16 AM

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Information about Dr. Bose and patient stories

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Dr. Bose Patient Stories
on October 10, 2014, 08:55:52 PM

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Information about Dr. De Smet and patient stories

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Dr. De Smet and ANCA Hav...
on September 21, 2016, 01:50:37 PM

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Information about Dr. Gross and patient stories

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Last post by SW27
in It's set ---
on October 22, 2018, 09:26:59 PM

No New Posts Mr. McMinn

Information about Mr. McMinn and patient stories

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Mr. McMinn Patient Stori...
on October 10, 2014, 09:09:24 PM

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Information about Dr. Pritchett and patient stories

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Last post by avilax777
in Re: Canadian patient of ...
on September 24, 2018, 12:39:18 AM

No New Posts Dr. Rogerson

Information about Dr. Rogerson and patient stories

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Last post by Dannywayoflife
in Re: Hip Resurfacing: To ...
on April 14, 2015, 08:57:06 PM

No New Posts Dr. Su

Information about Dr. Su and patient stories

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Last post by MattJersey
in Re: Right hip resurfaced...
on September 13, 2016, 06:15:35 PM

No New Posts Dr. Keggi - Anterior Approach

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Steve's Anterior Approac...
on January 05, 2016, 08:23:42 PM

Athletes Corner

No New Posts General Discussion about Athletes

Questions about participating in athletics, post op athletic activities and PT for athletes

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Last post by John C
in Re: Still not attempted ...
on September 16, 2018, 04:15:37 AM

No New Posts Biking/Mountain Biking

Share your stories about mountain biking after hip resurfacing

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Last post by Gino_Tortellini
in Re: How hard is mountain...
on February 25, 2018, 03:49:40 PM

No New Posts Dancing

Are you back to dancing? How long did it take to get back on the floor and dance?

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Last post by Wytezz
in Re: Ballroom Dancing com...
on February 22, 2015, 01:09:07 PM

No New Posts Golfing

Golfers - do you have questions about hip resurfacing and golfing. Are you an active golfer after hip resurfacing. Lets talk golf and hip resurfacing.

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Last post by packman
in Re: Which hip is harder ...
on December 30, 2017, 03:16:44 AM

No New Posts Horseback Riders

Are you a rider? How long did it take you to get back to riding?

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Last post by LMS
in Re: Riding the bigger ho...
on June 04, 2018, 02:58:00 PM

No New Posts Martial Arts

Martial Arts hip resurfacing athletes. Tell us how your trained Post Op and what you are doing now.

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Last post by surratt
in Re: (video) First day ba...
on July 03, 2018, 12:51:24 AM

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A special place for Surface Hippy Bikers

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: Over 6yrs riding on ...
on October 17, 2018, 05:34:46 PM

No New Posts Mountaineering & Climbing

Are you climbing after your hip resurfacing? Tell us about your activities and your post op PT to get back into shape.

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Last post by phillwad
in Re: bailey Range Olympic...
on January 23, 2017, 09:49:33 PM

No New Posts Running, Ironman, Marathoner

Are you running after your hip resurfacing? How did you train and what are you doing now?

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Last post by rag33
in Re: Is running the only ...
on November 08, 2018, 03:29:54 PM

No New Posts Skating & Hockey

Are you a skater or hockey player? How long did it take to get back on the ice after hip resurfacing

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Last post by Puckeater
in Re: ice Hockey Goalie Up...
on August 01, 2016, 03:34:20 AM

No New Posts Sky Diving

Hip Resurfacing Athletes - high in the skies

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: Skydiving
on January 09, 2017, 11:26:25 PM

No New Posts Skiing and Snow Boarding

Are you skiing or snow boarding after your hip resurfacing?

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Last post by blinky
in Re: First skiing on new ...
on April 01, 2018, 12:54:58 PM

No New Posts Soccer

Soccer player talk about this hip resurfacing and post op activities

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Last post by Dfalca
in Re: Bilateral BHRs still...
on December 02, 2017, 06:00:38 PM

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Surface Hippies returning to or interested in Surfing and Water Sports

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Last post by Quig
in Re: Sit inside vs sit on...
on May 15, 2018, 03:27:48 AM

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Are you back on the court? Playing singles or doubles? Tell us your story.

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Last post by Saf57
in Re: Andy Murrays Hip Sle...
on July 02, 2018, 03:01:01 PM

No New Posts Weight Lifting

Are you a hip resurfacing weight lifter? Share your story with other athletes.

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Last post by hernanu
in Re: Training Strongman
on May 12, 2017, 05:22:08 PM

No New Posts Yoga

Yoga activities

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Last post by lycraman
in Re: Bikram Yoga
on November 26, 2014, 12:07:36 AM

THR Total Hip Replacement Support

No New Posts THR Patients

Total Hip Replacement Stories and Questions

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Last post by LMS
in Re: June 20th, 2016 THR
on August 15, 2018, 04:25:37 AM

No New Posts Revision to THR from Resurfacing

Patients requiring a revision of their Hip Resurfacings to a Total Hip Replacement

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: Absymal BHR Failure
on November 08, 2017, 03:10:40 AM

Alternative Hip Treatments

No New Posts Intresting New Treatments

There are many new treatments like stem cells and APIC Cell Free System. As we learn more, it is always interesting to share information.

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Last post by suncag
in Re: New Treatments for H...
on November 10, 2018, 10:01:32 PM

Doctor Chat Information

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The Surface Hippy Chat Room features experineced hip resurfacing surgeons doing live chats with prospective patients. Transcripts of each chat are posted on the main website.

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Dr. Mont Video Chat May ...
on May 05, 2018, 05:36:50 PM

Classifieds - Purchase, Trade & Donate

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Do you have lightly used medical equipment you would like to sell, trade or donate? This is the place to get in touch with other Surface Hippies

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Last post by claudia
in New Breg Polarcare "Kodi...
on August 01, 2018, 12:26:46 AM

Chat Section for non-hip talk

No New Posts Chat Area for non-hip related subjects

Surface Hippies sometimes want to just chat with each other about topics other than Hip Resurfacing. This is an area where you can talk away about whatever you want - within reason! LOL

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