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

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Last post by imgetinold
in Re: Hip Resurfacing not ...
on November 18, 2020, 12:24:51 AM

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Polls for patients to complete about their hip resurfacing experience

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Last post by imgetinold
in Re: I'd like a new Poll ...
on November 25, 2020, 04:38:36 PM

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Questions and comments about different types of hip resurfacing devices

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on November 25, 2020, 07:18:10 PM

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Questions about traveling abroad. Stories about people traveling overseas.

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Last post by Ergo
in Re: Opinion on Travellin...
on Today at 05:49:41 PM

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Questions and comments about insurance coverage for hip resurfacing

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in The story of my Successf...
on November 20, 2020, 10:07:54 PM

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

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Last post by imgetinold
in Recovery buddy
on November 24, 2020, 06:45:44 PM

Personal Hip Resurfacing Stories

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Patient stories celebrating hip resurfacing anniversaries

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Last post by Pat Walter
in Re: 2 Year Anniversary
on November 02, 2020, 03:33:15 PM

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Personal stories about your hip resurfacing and your doctor

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Last post by dannythebeerman
in Re: Isaiah Thomas Hip Re...
on October 29, 2020, 03:08:33 AM

No New Posts Bilateral Hip Resurfacing Stories

Stories about people with both hips resurfaced

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Last post by dannythebeerman
in Re: How high is too high...
on November 17, 2020, 04:45:40 AM

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 ahausheer
in Re: 3 months post op wit...
on September 16, 2020, 05:18:14 AM

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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 bcmaughan
in Walking after Op how muc...
on January 31, 2020, 12:28:58 PM

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Groin Pain and muscle issues after hip resurfacing

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Last post by Ljpviper
in Re: Restricted movement ...
on December 29, 2019, 09:55:23 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 catfriend
in Re: Antibiotic prophylax...
on April 02, 2019, 09:59:02 PM

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

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Last post by catfriend
in Re: Longer Leg needs hip...
on June 15, 2019, 04:42:52 PM

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Swelling in the hip and or leg after surgery.

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Last post by Anthony J
in Re: 6 days post op how m...
on February 06, 2020, 05:33:23 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 bcmaughan
in Re: 9 weeks postOp signi...
on November 25, 2020, 06:35:45 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 thecynner
in Re: Hip Dislocated 6 wee...
on May 17, 2019, 10:13:16 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 imgetinold
in Re: Possible issue with ...
on Today at 02:29:57 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 stevel
in Re: Metal Levels - what ...
on October 25, 2020, 01:48:41 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 Saddlepal3
in Re: Surgeons Who Revise ...
on March 06, 2019, 12:46:11 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 Rn2md
in Re: Chelation therapy to...
on July 27, 2019, 06:43:51 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 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 Matty S
in Re: Dr Scott Ball - BHR...
on July 30, 2019, 11:51:28 PM

No New Posts Dr. Brooks

Information about Dr. Brooks and patient stories

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Last post by ahausheer
in Re: Dr. Brooks Study - ...
on May 03, 2019, 06:12:38 AM

No New Posts Dr. Bose

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, 01:41:06 PM

No New Posts Dr. De Smet

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, 11:39:54 PM

No New Posts Dr. Gross

Information about Dr. Gross and patient stories

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Last post by Anthony J
in 7 days post op hip #2
on February 07, 2020, 11:12:39 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, 09:09:24 PM

No New Posts Dr. Pritchett

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 Matty S
in Re: Right hip resurfaced...
on November 11, 2019, 09:31:09 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

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

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Last post by petemeads
in Re: 20 weeks' post op, f...
on February 27, 2020, 08:27:03 AM

No New Posts Biking/Mountain Biking

Share your stories about mountain biking after hip resurfacing

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Last post by bgoetke
in Re: Running and Biking P...
on January 21, 2020, 03:27:42 AM

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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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Last post by karlos.bell
in Re: Competitive Pole Dan...
on April 11, 2019, 07:11:33 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 Mouse Potato
in Re: Golf after resurfaci...
on June 20, 2019, 07:59:33 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, 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 Pat Walter
in Re: TKD/Recovery After H...
on May 01, 2019, 12:42:56 PM

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A special place for Surface Hippy Bikers

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Last post by arx4
in Re: Over 6yrs riding on ...
on May 05, 2019, 05:20:38 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: Backpacking in Yosem...
on August 15, 2019, 10:07:27 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 imgetinold
in Re: Runners 13 month upd...
on November 24, 2020, 06:25:23 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 catfriend
in Re: NHL Great Has Hip Re...
on May 17, 2019, 07:51:14 PM

No New Posts Sky Diving

Hip Resurfacing Athletes - high in the skies

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2 Topics

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 John C
in Re: Pushed the limit a l...
on December 23, 2018, 11:23:09 PM

No New Posts Soccer

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 05, 2019, 02:29:33 AM

No New Posts Surfing & Water Sports

Surface Hippies returning to or interested in Surfing and Water Sports

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Last post by catfriend
in Re: Q&A on Resurfacing A...
on June 13, 2019, 07:21:58 PM

No New Posts Tennis Players

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

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Last post by suncag
in Re: Andy Murray: Resurfa...
on March 19, 2020, 08:13:36 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 dannythebeerman
in Re: Who are Top THR docs...
on November 17, 2020, 05:04:10 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 catfriend
in Re: Revision by Dr. Prit...
on December 28, 2018, 08:49:23 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 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 Coby Taylor
in Re: Drop foot
on July 31, 2019, 11:13:52 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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Last post by patrick_d
in Free - Breg Polarcare Ko...
on November 02, 2019, 12:23:35 PM

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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