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jwall07

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2 yr Anniversary (Dr. Gross right hip resurfacing)
« on: June 29, 2021, 08:57:24 PM »
  I had my 2 year follow-up with Dr. Gross last week.  My metal levels were ideal:  0.7 chromium/ 1.5 cobalt (both within normal range for a person without replacements).  Dr. Gross said my x-rays looked good and then after the physical exam gave me exercises to improve my external rotation of the hip.  I even got a Midlands Orthopedics t-shirt that I will proudly wear :D
  I have returned to my pre-surgery activity levels.  I run ~35 miles per week, swim and lift weights 2 X per week and take daily walks with my husband.  Life is good except for this pandemic. :(  I plan to return to racing when travel and races are more normal.  We had a little trouble finding restaurants with adequate staff on our trip to Columbia, SC! 
Dr. Gross, 5/2019

jimbone

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Re: 2 yr Anniversary (Dr. Gross right hip resurfacing)
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2021, 09:38:54 PM »
Congratulations on your anniversary.  Your story and positive outcome should encourage the many newly diagnosed what a wonderful opportunity the surgery offers and a notice of the exemplary results Dr. Gross and the other top surgeons can achieve.  Enjoy.

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Re: 2 yr Anniversary (Dr. Gross right hip resurfacing)
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2021, 06:40:13 PM »
Congratulations and thanks for sharing.

I'm on Dr. Midlands Calendar for a Dr. Gross resurfacing.  I'm nervous for sure.  Stories like this make me feel better.

jwall07

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Re: 2 yr Anniversary (Dr. Gross right hip resurfacing)
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2021, 07:17:58 PM »
LarryBud you are in good hands!!
Dr. Gross, 5/2019

imgetinold

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Re: 2 yr Anniversary (Dr. Gross right hip resurfacing)
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2021, 04:04:27 PM »

Wow.....35 miles a week?  That's amazing.  Way to go!

LarryBud......you couldn't be going to a more competent doctor anywhere.  He is the BEST, and you'll understand that once you're done.  It's life changing!
Andy
- Right Biomet uncemented HR with Dr. Gross on 1/11/2012
- Left Biomet uncemented HR with Dr. Gross on 10/28/2020

BOILER UP!

PalmettoGolfer

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Re: 2 yr Anniversary (Dr. Gross right hip resurfacing)
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2021, 05:38:22 PM »
Jwall07, great to hear you're doing so well!!   Gives me something to shoot for!

LarryBud, I'm 7 weeks out from a Dr. Gross resurfacing.  I agree with all of the above, excellent process from beginning to end.  If/when I have to have the other hip done, I won't be anywhere near as nervous.

I guess I have to wait for year 2 to get a t-shirt    :P

 

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