Hip resurfacing helped triathlete compete again
The patient before: Michael Montgomery, 33 years old, of Trophy Club was a
31-year-old Ironman triathlete.
For more than three years, triathlons offered him some semblance of normalcy.
Most of his life revolved around a stressful job in which he traveled the
country as a business-applications consultant.
That is, until he began having intolerable hip pain after the 2006 Ironman
Arizona. In four months, he went from finishing a marathon to being unable to
run a 5K.
An old hip injury from his college wrestling days probably caused avascular
necrosis, a condition following the … Read the rest