- 1 1/2 Year Update Blinky’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross 2015
- 2014 to 2015 Stories
- 3 Year Update for Blinky’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross 2015
- 3 Year Update Kingrob’s Hip Resurfacing Dr. Gross
- Bill B’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2014
- Bill’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Marwin 2015
- Blinky’s 1 Year Anniversary of Bilateral HR with Dr. Gross 2015
- Blinky’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Gross P2 2015
- Danny Witt’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Frykberg 2015
- Dave’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett 2015
- Dave’s Bilateral Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Pritchett 2015 Update
- Dave’s Hip Resurfacing with Dr.
Matt’s Original Story is Posted Here: https://surfacehippy.info/matt-hip-resurfacing-dr-marchand-2014/
Today is the 5 Year Anniversary of my left Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Robert Marchand at South County Hospital in Wakefield, RI. My hip has been great. I am very active on it as well. I do a lot of cycling. I also work as a college football official in the fall and have no issues at all during the season. I do continue to do a lot of stretch, strength and stability exercises as well, and feel that plays a big role in how successful my resurfacing has been.
I had my … 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
It’s my hippiversary! Three years for hip number two. Time for a review. The short version? It has been great. I run, swim, cycle, dance, jump, climb, sit cross legged, everything. More than last year with more to come this year.
The long version:
I can officially say I have exceeded all my expectations, even the secret ones I didn’t dare say out loud. Going into surgery, I was nervous but eager, wanting to lose the pain and the loss of motion. By “loss of motion” I mean not being able to move much, like … Read the rest
January 12, 2014
I am just overwhelmed and whining some. I stopped taking the pain meds yesterday ( day 5) as they were making me nauseous and the only time I was feeling pain was when standing and sitting. I switched to Tylenol x-tra strength every 5 hours and that is helping.
January 20, 2014
The Before and After Effects of a Hip Resurfacing Operation:
For more than 2 years I suffered severe pain in my right hip, which arose from a common arthrosis. The pain was so intense that I had to completely forget about undertaking any form of sport, which in turn made me very depressed. I had been a passionate sports person, playing tennis all my life and occasionally other sports like squash, jogging and skiing. In the end walking a short distance was a struggle, even with the assistance of a cane purchased in the hope that it would help relieve … Read the rest
Lori had her first hip resurfacing with a BHR withDr. Rector in 2011. Her original story is here. When she needed her other hip resurfaced, BHRs were no longer available for women. So she went to Dr. Gross for a Biomet hip resurfacing.
September 19, 2015
I am 8 days post op of Dr gross. My surgery was Friday. I flew home on Sunday.I wore a calf length skirt tulip style, Regular undies And a Calvin t shirt. I used wheelchair assistance and took two planes, not the best day of my life, but also not the worst.
September 25, … Read the rest
December 25, 2015
Gave myself a christmas treat and went for my first post op ride.Just over three months since my BHR,and feeling good so got hold of some troy Lee padded shorts and did a 23km hilly road ride on my MTB.It was my old after work quick training loop which I used to in 58 mins.Just managed 1h6mins in bad wind and rain,so quite pleased for the first outing in a while.Hip feels fine,wish I could say the same for the fat belly hanging over the top of my shorts.Can finally start training for the new season and … Read the rest
November 19, 2016 UPDATE – my left hip’s second birthday!
All is still well. I suspect the scar will always feel a bit strange but the joint itself is great and gives no concern despite all the use it gets, which includes 46 5km races, one 10km race and bike rides up to 55 miles in the last 12 months. It has also been subjected to a fair amount of walking, rock climbing/bouldering and gym workouts without complaining. So far, so good!
The only things restricting activity nowadays are my remaining natural hip and old … Read the rest