February 8, 2013
My wife, who is 69, had a bilateral hip resurfacing in Germany in mid
November 2012 – together with three weeks of rehabilitation. The hospital stay was
for about two and a half weeks because there was a complication:
dentist had previously extracted a tooth and left parts of the rotten root
in my wife’s jaw. This led to major oral surgery and a delay of the
The rehab in a wonderful medieval town included room and board,
doctors’ visits, and physical therapy.
The overall costs were around
The operation was done by Professor Winter at the Klinikum in
Friedrichshafen, which is situated at the Lake Constance. Our
experiences were excellent.
Let others know they can contact me.
February 14, 2013
There is an interesting town nearby. It is Meersburg, which has the oldest
castle in Germany. You look down on the lower city from it and get dizzy, it’s
so far below. The place has excellent wine also. From there, there is a ferry
across the lake to Switzerland and the Alps.
My wife is walking without crutches now. She had her operation in mid-November
Bills are still coming in. So, my estimate was a little low. It looks like the
double-hip surgery with two and a half weeks of hospital stay is about 20,