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1 Year Anniversary - Dr. Brooks
« on: November 08, 2014, 03:49:18 AM »
Tomorrow will be my one year anniversary of my left BHR done by Dr. Brooks at the Cleveland Clinic. 
I went up to Cleveland 4 days ago for my one year check up with Phil, Dr. Brooks' assistant.  X rays showed the device has not moved and is positioned perfectly.  Phil checked my range of motion and, while good, felt I could get some more range by doing some more aggressive stretching.  He released me from all restrictions (running, jumping and lifting more than 50 lbs)and told me I could do anything I want.  Besides those few restrictions I have pretty much been doing what I want for some time.  Bicycling, golf, hunting, yard work....no problem. 
I have had zero pain in the hip itself and only minor muscle soreness after exercise.  I can't believe it has been a year already. The only time I even think of my hip is when I am aware I am doing things with zero pain!  And try as I might, I can't keep that big smile from coming across my face!   ;D
I am so thankful for this website, for Dr. Brooks, and for the ones that offered their support leading up to my surgery.
To date, it's been a terrific journey for me! 
LBHR, Dr. Brooks, Euclid, Ohio,  11/8/13

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Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Dr. Brooks
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2014, 02:57:24 PM »
Congratulations.  Thanks for giving us an update.  Hope to hear about your anniversaries for many years to come!

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Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Dr. Brooks
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2014, 03:20:32 PM »
Happy first birthday! On the rom front, I noticed a big inprovement between 12-18 months. That may well have been because my activity level increased a lot though :)
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Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Dr. Brooks
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2014, 05:49:16 AM »
Thanks for letting us know! Hope you enjoy many more active, pain free years!!
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Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Dr. Brooks
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2014, 10:37:56 PM »
Hey yinz all,
Glad to hear the great report Staggerwing! I'll be post op 4 months in a few days and back to work ::). I am ready, but really got to liking being off work and doing stuff around the home even with the restrictions Dr. Brooks and the gang gave me. I am having those 'moments' too when you go..."hmmmm, couldn't do that without pain" for a long time.

I have to say that Dr. Brooks and his team were wonderful throughout my surgery & care. I'm so glad I found him and don't hesitate to pass on good reviews when I can.

So I'm hoping for continued improvement which will certainly happen.

All the best to you 'hipsters' out there.

David George
Pittsburgh, PA
RBHR 8-6-2014, Dr. Peter Brooks


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Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Dr. Brooks
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2014, 01:59:34 AM »
Congrats Staggerwing,

Great to hear about your excellent recovery. Glad for you.

I'm not surprised though, Dr. Brooks did an excellent job on mine also.

Take care

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Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Dr. Brooks
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2014, 08:07:46 PM »

Glad to hear you are doing FABULOUSLY Nathan!
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