I’m a 45 year old male athlete, who underwent a hip resurfacing on my left hip
on 11/3/08. I’m now two months post-op, and today I completed a 40 minute bike
workout at the gym. I have no limp, no arthritis pain, and can walk to my
The only problem I have is that I tend to overdo my workouts, which results in
very sore gluts and abductor muscles around the surgery. My recovery is
I would like to extend a sincere thanks for your web site, and all of the people
that contribute their experiences. I could never have found the information I
needed on this surgery without your site – it simply doesn’t exist elsewhere.
My surgeon was Dr. William Hozack, from the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia.
If you find anyone in the NJ and/or Philadelphia area that needs to chat or
needs to discuss a surgeon, please feel free to give them my name. My contact
info is below (I’ve listed my business phone numbers). Best way to reach me is
by e-mail first.
Thanks again for sharing your experience and your web site.