Right BHR 2009 Dr. Klug
I had surgery on November 10, 2009. I am 4+ weeks post-BHR surgery on my
right hip. Dr. Raphael Klug of Kaiser Roseville CA was my surgeon.
I’m a 59-year old post-menopausal woman. Previous to my year of increasing
hip pain and surgery, I was an active stone sculptor. Exercise for me
consisted of water aerobics and walking. I had been experiencing unusual
thigh pain. It was as if my muscles just gave out. I could barely walk. My
general practitioner referred me to a sports doctor. The sports doc
immediately steered me to an orthopedic surgeon in San Rafael who only did
lateral total hip replacements. I got on his 3-month waiting list because I
thought this was my only option. Then, I began to research.
I attended a lecture sponsored by Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa at
which two orthopedic surgeons …