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General questions about hip resurfacing - support, information and help

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

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on November 17, 2020, 07:24:51 PM

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Polls for patients to complete about their hip resurfacing experience

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on March 28, 2024, 12:36:22 PM

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Questions and comments about different types of hip resurfacing devices

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on May 15, 2024, 09:53:47 PM

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Questions about traveling abroad. Stories about people traveling overseas.

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in Re: Travelling for Resur...
on February 14, 2024, 05:35:51 AM

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Questions and comments about insurance coverage for hip resurfacing

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

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Personal Hip Resurfacing Stories

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Patient stories celebrating hip resurfacing anniversaries

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Personal stories about your hip resurfacing and your doctor

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Last post by MattJersey
in Re: BHR left hip with Dr...
on June 05, 2024, 02:57:45 AM

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Stories about people with both hips resurfaced

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Last post by Chris-HK
in My 10 Year Story (in 1,4...
on May 06, 2024, 06:07:26 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 Boz
in Re: 8.5 months post op -...
on April 21, 2024, 10:15:28 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 BillyH
in Re: Denver-area PT
on October 19, 2022, 11:58:31 AM

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Groin Pain and muscle issues after hip resurfacing

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Last post by Sealue
in Groin pain
on March 25, 2024, 05:31:28 PM

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

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in Re: Antibiotic prophylax...
on April 02, 2019, 05:59:02 PM

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

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in Re: Longer Leg needs hip...
on June 15, 2019, 12:42:52 PM

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Swelling in the hip and or leg after surgery.

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in Re: 6 days post op how m...
on February 06, 2020, 12:33:23 PM

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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 jimbone
in Re: Struggling
on March 29, 2022, 02:58:16 PM

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, 05:48:36 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 Diane11468
in Re: How did you know whe...
on March 11, 2021, 12:36:20 AM

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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, 05:16:21 PM

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Dislocations after hip resurfacing

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Last post by thecynner
in Re: Hip Dislocated 6 wee...
on May 17, 2019, 06:13:16 PM

No New Posts Acetabular Cup and Femoral Component Revisions

Acetabular Cup and Femoral Component Revisions & Problems

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Last post by imgetinold
in Re: How did you know.
on July 20, 2021, 12:01:59 PM

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

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Last post by LDub
in Re: NEW IMPLANT !!!
on July 17, 2021, 11:33:51 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 petemeads
in Re: First test when….?
on November 08, 2023, 06:29:45 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 imgetinold
in Re: Questioning THR afte...
on May 06, 2022, 12:14:05 PM

Medical Studies/Articles

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Studies about hip resurfacing and hip resurfacing devices

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Last post by lckp
in How long do revisions la...
on February 11, 2024, 06:49:31 PM

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Studies and articles about metal ions

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Last post by Rn2md
in Re: Chelation therapy to...
on July 27, 2019, 02:43:51 PM

Physical Therapy

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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 ScubaDuck
in Re: How long do folks do...
on July 20, 2023, 01:10:49 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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in pt in los angeles area
on October 06, 2018, 09:23:56 AM

Doctor Information

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Hip resurfacing surgeon information and questions

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Last post by BSarchet
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on March 07, 2024, 09:50:03 PM

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Information about Dr. Brooks and patient stories

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Last post by ahausheer
in Re: Dr. Brooks Study - ...
on May 03, 2019, 02:12:38 AM

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Information about Dr. Bose and patient stories

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: Delta Motion Hip Rep...
on January 13, 2020, 08:41:06 AM

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Information about Dr. De Smet and patient stories

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Last post by blinky
in Re: Brian's ReCerf Ceram...
on July 14, 2019, 07:39:54 PM

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Information about Dr. Gross and patient stories

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on Today at 01:48:50 PM

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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, 05:09:24 PM

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Information about Dr. Pritchett and patient stories

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: thank you, Dr Pritch...
on February 01, 2023, 03:38:55 PM

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Information about Dr. Rogerson and patient stories

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5 Topics

Last post by Dannywayoflife
in Re: Hip Resurfacing: To ...
on April 14, 2015, 04:57:06 PM

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Information about Dr. Su and patient stories

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Last post by Rylowe24
in Bilateral Hip Resurfacin...
on December 17, 2023, 01:40:03 PM

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in Steve's Anterior Approac...
on January 05, 2016, 03:23:42 PM

Athletes Corner

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

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Last post by wesinator
in Re: Anyone return to pla...
on December 08, 2023, 10:03:33 PM

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 My 10yr Bi-Lateral Anniv...
on December 20, 2022, 06:17:59 PM

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

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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 HippyDogwood
in Re: Which hip is harder ...
on June 03, 2024, 12:58:41 PM

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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, 10:58:00 AM

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 Pat Walter
in Re: TKD/Recovery After H...
on May 01, 2019, 08:42:56 AM

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A special place for Surface Hippy Bikers

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on May 05, 2019, 01:20:38 PM

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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 stevel
in Re: Hip squaking and rum...
on April 29, 2024, 11:52:22 AM

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 BilateralRecerf
in Re: start running
on May 02, 2024, 05:26:17 AM

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 Eric
in You need some inspiratio...
on October 16, 2023, 10:25:48 PM

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Hip Resurfacing Athletes - high in the skies

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: Skydiving
on January 09, 2017, 06:26:25 PM

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Are you skiing or snow boarding after your hip resurfacing?

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Last post by John C
in Re: Pushed the limit a l...
on December 23, 2018, 06:23:09 PM

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Soccer player talk about this hip resurfacing and post op activities

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Last post by jimbone
in Re: Return to football?
on June 04, 2019, 10:29:33 PM

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Surface Hippies returning to or interested in Surfing and Water Sports

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Last post by Alex
in How quickly did you get ...
on June 10, 2022, 11:46:43 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 BillyH
in Need some inspiration? ...
on January 19, 2023, 03:59:42 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 TotalWus
in Re: Are lighter loads fo...
on February 14, 2022, 07:50:17 PM

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Yoga activities

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Last post by MarvinB
in Re: Beginner Yoga Stretc...
on April 30, 2021, 10:18:53 AM

THR Total Hip Replacement Support

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Total Hip Replacement Stories and Questions

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Last post by imgetinold
in Re: Pain post op
on July 12, 2021, 10:17:42 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 bcmaughan
in Re: osteolysis/avascular...
on March 11, 2021, 05:45:20 PM

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 Johnt55
in Radio Frequency Ablation...
on September 09, 2021, 01:36:30 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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in Re: Drop foot
on July 31, 2019, 07:13:52 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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on November 02, 2019, 08:23:35 AM

Chat Section for non-hip talk

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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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