My name is Bill Thom, aged 67 and a Scot living in London. My hip operation was a Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure and was done on November 2nd 2009. I had been consulting my surgeon Mr. Ronan Treacy for about 7 years as my hip was gradually deteriorating which made it difficult for me to enjoy an active life. I am an accomplished ski-er and I also play tennis every week. It was becoming increasingly clear that the BHR solution was pretty ideal for me and eventually, the hip joint showed signs of serious wear and Mr. Treacy advised that it was now up to me to decide whether to have the surgery.
I was fortunate as I had private medical cover that would cover … Read the rest