Patricia Walter discusses her hip resurfacing and BHR Birmingham Hip Resurfacing she received in 2006 from Dr. De Smet in Belgium. She explains why hip resurfacing is an excellent option vs total hip replacement. Why she and thousands of others have chosen hip resurfacing. Video recorded March 1, 2008… Read the rest
April 4, 2019 – Koen De Smet Introduces New ReCerf Ceramic on Ceramic Hip Resurfacing at Anca Clinic and Roseacres Hospital Johannesburg South Africa
Full Information Available in Downloadable PDF: https://surfacehippy.info/pdf/RECERFmin.pdf
Ceramic on Ceramic Recerf
- Manufactured by MatOrtho Limited United Kingdom
- Minimal bone removal compared to total hip
- Ball-and-socket bearing with same size as the natural hip joint
- Less dislocation as with total hip, retaining the healthy femoral head
- No exposure to metal debris and metal ions, minimal risk for allergy
- Less risk
I had my left hip resurfaced by Dr. Rector on July 24, 2018. I am from San Diego and a lifelong surfer, tennis player, and yoga enthusiast. I first started to experience severe hip pain back in 2011. By the end of 2017 I could barely walk a half mile or sit on my surfboard while waiting for a wave to catch. The pain had become impossible to tolerate for my active lifestyle.
During the summer of 2017 I visited one of the only local surgeons with experience in … Read the rest
When Tony Switzer’s hip was too young for replacement, Dr. Eric Nelson, from Waupun Memorial Hospital, a member of Agnesian HealthCare, suggested hip resurfacing, saving Tony and his wife a hospital trip far away. Now Tony is back in the swing of things after his hip resurfacing and enjoying his favorite activities pain free.
Hip Resurfacing patient, Andy Murray, meanwhile, may have been watching on with interest in the match with Bob Bryan. Bob Bryan secured a second title of the season. Bob is returning to tennis after hip resurfacing surgery at the start of this year.
Bryan had the same hip resurfacing operation as Andy. He won the three-time Grand Slam champion last summer. He partnered his brother Mike to a 7-5 7-6 (10-8) win over Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas and the Netherlands’ Wesley Koolhof.
Bob had his hip resurfacing with Dr. Su in 2018.… Read the rest
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It was two years ago that Joe Virag of Dearborn Heights, a dedicated runner…
…was told that he needed a joint replacement — and his running days were over…
…Virag found a metro Detroit orthopedic surgeon (Dr. Schmitt) who specializes in a type of unconventional hip replacement surgery known as a Hip Resurfacing that is commonly pursued by male patients under 60 who wish to stay active. ..
…Virag went on to have both of his hips replaced in late 2017. He has been back to running for almost a year and says he … Read the rest
It has been so long since I reached out to say hi and I apologize for that. Once you get your life back you tend to jump in full blast and not look back. I hung around the surface hippy site for a few years but when the notes became so negative I had to back off. It wasn’t syncing with what was going on in my life post-surgery. I just saw Dr. Rubinstein last week and I thought about you and wondered how … Read the rest
I started https://surfacehippy.info in 2005 because I felt people should have information about hip resurfacing. The website has had many updates and design changes, but always provided information and personal stories about hip resurfacing. There have been many changes in hip resurfacing and available devices over the years. The one remaining constant has always been – hip resurfacing is an excellent choice for … Read the rest