Hip Resurfacing News features up to date news about hip resurfacing, FDA approved devices, personal hip stories, experienced surgeons, medical studies, video interviews and press releases. Hip Resurfacing came of age in the United States when the FDA approved the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Device in May 2006. Orthopedic surgeons have been performing hip resurfacing surgeries since 1997 overseas. Hip Resurfacing is an alternative to total hip replacement.… Read the rest
Britain’s former world number one Andy Murray had hip resurfacing surgery in London on Monday…
…Prof Fehily added that “90 to 95% of patients who have this surgery are delighted and live a pain-free life”, although none of his patients try to play professional tennis…
…American doubles legend Bob Bryan had a similar operation in 2018. The 40-year-old was on court within five months of his operation and competed with twin brother Mike at the Australian Open.… Read the rest
I had my BHR at the age of 15 due to perthes disease. It has been absolutely fantastic since I have had it. Mr Treacy was my surgeon. I think this year will be a milestone, I will have lived longer with a BHR in my right hip than a normal one!
I have always been active, going to the gym, hiking, cycling (long distances), swimming.… Read the rest
Posted in Facebook on 2/5/2019 The McMinn Centre Professor McMinn was interviewed in The Times today regarding Sir Andy Murray’s Birmingham Hip Resurfacing. His considered opinion – Murray is in with a good chance of competing in Wimbledon this year.
“With Sir Andy Murray, I would expect the chances of him being able to return to competitive tennis as in the high 90 per cent”
AlgaeCal Published on Dec 20, 2018
Dr. Gross is a world-renowned surgeon and owner of Midlands Orthopaedic in Columbia, South Carolina. In fact, Dr. Gross has performed more of these “miracle” hip surgeries than any other doctor in America.
I recorded a video with Dr. Gross just one day after my surgery, and I can say my pain is maybe a 2 out of 10. Better yet, I’m comforted by the 20-year “survivorship” rate of this kind of hip replacement. That is, the number of patients who still have full use of their hips after 20 years. Dr. Gross’s survivorship … Read the rest
Last week was the 10 year anniversary on my left hip, and this week I hit the 2 month mark on the right.
All the old timers on here have heard my story too many times, so they can feel free to skip this, but for any newbies on the site, here is my story.
I am a sports instructor year round, teaching high level skiing all day every day all winter, and teaching windsurfing during the summers, with lots of surfing and tennis thrown in. Dr Gross said at the time that … Read the rest
November 27, 2017 Checking in for my eighth anniversary of my hip resurfacing of my second hip, my first one’s anniversary was August 24th).
My hips are now and have been for a long time feeling perfect. I’m grateful for the new life this has given me and the opportunities to both take up old joys and to explore new ones.
I want to thank Pat in particular for providing this wonderful site to people who are seeking and in need. I also want to let the hippies who advised and encouraged me when I … Read the rest
November 27, 2018 I had my right hip resurfaced the day before Thanksgiving 2015 by Dr. Gross. I could not be any happier with the results to this point. I went almost 10 years with bone on bone in my right hip and had a very noticeable limp for years before getting the HR. The only cardio I could do during this period was the stationary bike. This surgery was life changing for me.
When I was finally able to start running 6 months after surgery I knew I would have a lot of … Read the rest
November 28, 2018
This month marks 10 Years for my Birmingham hip resurfacing. Surgery performed by Dr. David Palmer at St. Croix Orthopedics. Still going strong with no issues.
November 28, 2010
I am 2 years post op as well. Last November I celebrated my one year BHR by riding the 100 mile Maah Dah Hey trail in North Dakota on my mountain bike in one day. My hip performed flawlessly. This last summer I competed in the Breck Epic mountain bike stage race which was 240 miles and 40,000 ft. of climbing over 6 days. My hip felt great. … Read the rest
57 year old male here. December marked my one year bilateral BHR operations with Dr. Schmitt in Commerce, MI. In short, this is was a wonderful method to reduce hip pain and improve mobility! My hip pain is down a great deal, so much that I’v never taken an ibuprofen or other OTC pain pill since my early operations recovery! Yes, my pain is reduced that much:) Further, I’m back to running between 3-6 miles per week. My pace is slowed, my range is shorter, my stamina is reduced, but all of these are slowly but steadily improving as time … Read the rest