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Boomer

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4 Year Update
« on: June 20, 2016, 03:48:32 AM »
Just passed four years on my second hip and about four and a half years on the first hip. No problems to speak of. I ride my bikes a lot in Colorado, have fallen more times than I can count, and the hips are doing great. Hiking much more now then before and enjoying it without any pain regardless of how far I go. I play a little basketball and an occasional flag football game. I turn 62 in a month or so. I think I am doing pretty well.

The only limitations I have now are an inability to dance and an unwillingness to do yard work or home improvement projects. Colorado is Natures playground.

I visit with my surgeon Dr. Rector every two years to review new x rays.

Thanks to all the Hippys who convinced me to take the first steps and who helped me through the process twice. This is a great community. Carry on everyone.

Boomer
RBHR with Dr. Rector on 11/30/2011
LBHR with Dr. Rector on 6/11/2012

einreb

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Re: 4 Year Update
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2016, 01:50:32 PM »
The only limitations I have now are an inability to dance and an unwillingness to do yard work or home improvement projects.


I've heard of people dancing and doing yard-work with THRs. Its pretty obvious that the only solution is to get a revision ASAP.
« Last Edit: June 20, 2016, 01:51:09 PM by einreb »
40yo at the time of my 2/16/2011 left hip uncemented Biomet resurface with Tri Spike Acetabular cup by Gross

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Re: 4 Year Update
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2016, 10:41:43 PM »
Hi Boomer,
Well done on ya 4th Anniversary. Great to see you still doing plenty of exercise and everything is just fine and dandy.  :)
LHBHR. 7 JULY 2014. DR. HUGH BLACKLEY. SOUTHERN CROSS HOSPITAL, NORTH SHORE, NZ.
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MattJersey

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Re: 4 Year Update
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2016, 02:41:47 AM »
Echo that, great to hear. I have always suffered the yard work and dancing issues even before the injury that led to my BHR. I think it might be hereditary.
28 April 2015, RBHR Mr McMinn

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Re: 4 Year Update
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2016, 02:26:47 PM »
Boomer  Congratulations!  Great to hear from you to tell us how well you are doing.

Looking forward to your future anniversaries!  Have fun!

Pat
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