I have compiled video clips in chronological order, over a period of 6 months, from the day of surgery, my recovery, rehab and physical therapy activities, to my return to kiteboarding. I had severe arthritis in my left hip. I chose to have Hip Resurfacing over Total Hip Replacement so I could return to a high level of activity as opposed to the limited activity I would have had with Total Hip Replacement. Vincent Fowble, M.D. of the Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute performed the surgery at Jupiter Medical Center.… Read the rest
Picture from a racquetball tournament in April (at 16 months). I have played two tournaments this year 2008 (Open doubles division), and won 2nd place each time.
My name is Paul Owens and I’ve been an avid racquetball player in and around Florida for many years. In December 2005 I developed a severe pain in my right hip after playing racquetball. I was only 47, but I later found that I had a slight curvature in my spine that contributed to my arthritic condition. Any attempt to run or play sports left me miserable for many days.
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