Update May 27, 2017 – I’m sharing my story because I know that there are others who are experimenting with what it is possible to accomplish physically with resurfaced hips. I have been a life long runner, although the only official race I ran was the Marine Corp Marathon in 1987 at age 30, time 3:14. I was running 7-9 miles on mountain trails when I first felt the hip pain in 2005. I just “ran through it.” I finally went to a doctor in November 2010 and the X-rays showed that both of my
I was referred to this site by a fellow hippy, Max Garner of Troy,NC. We talked today on the phone for about an hour. I’d heard that he had the resurfacing done and decided to call him.
He said it was interesting that I called today because it was his first anniversary of the surgery. We both had the same surgeon, Riyaz Jinnah at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. My surgery was on Sept. 29. I’m 62 years old and have been running for 29 years. I’ll reach my 30th anniversary … Read the rest