I’m 51 and have bilateral from Dr. Bose 2010 and 2011.
These are some notes that might help anyone going into the hip repair project. Story starts in 1999, after doing a gym competition, which involved spinning at 150+ RPM for about 7 minutse; to win a track suit (never collected) my hips became very stiff. Ignoring this for a year, did a long triathlon in Japan, with a marathon at the end – reasonable runtime but sore in bad way.
After this, went to the doctor, assuming I’d pulled some muscles, the x-ray identified primary osteoarthritis in both hips. At 40, this was not good news. The spinning did not cause the problem, but revealed it. The pain on the left increased to the level of interrupting sleep. After some research, I flew to L.A. Dr. Klapper did an arthroscopy on the left. This guy also co-wrote a book … Read the rest