My DOB is 03/27/1969.
I had an auto accident in Dec 1994 and ended up with a broken femur on both
legs. They did a IM nailing on both legs.
I have been playing tennis since 1995 till now and play 3-4 times a week. In Jan
2009, I started developing pain in right hip area and I found out that I had a
osteo arthritic condition (could be due to trauma from before) and it was
literally bone on bone. I took my time to decide on surgery date and continued
to play tennis with taking Advil after the games.
Then I consulted Dr. Ratterman in June 2009 and he pretty much came out and said
that BHR is the best option for me due to my age. I went back to him in April
2010 to solidify surgery dates and finally got it done on June 16th. Total joint
Replacement was also an option on the table but he managed to do BHR. But he
also had to remove the screw on top of the IM nailing to make room. So, I am
told I will need to be on walker for a month. I am responding to PT really well.
Looking forward to continue to active outdoor life but will do so after I heal
well. My surgeon Dr. Ratterman referred me to your site. Your site has been an
inspiration to all of us and Keep up the good work!