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... I am new to this site and I am very confused as to the best choice to make for a new hip. I am 31 yrs old. I was born with hip displasia, and had an osteotemy at 8mo. old. After I had my second little boy, who is now 4yrs. ... (30 replies)
Hip Replacement
Aug 11, 2006
... It's been the norm, now there is much movement to Ceramic on Ceramic, Metal on Metal, Ceramic on Poly, Metal on Poly and now Ceramic on Metal. This is truely a huge medical debate. What is beneficial for the patient. I chose to have ceramic on metal in my hips. ... (5 replies)
... Goose.....The Oakland doc that has been trained in hip resurfacing is Dr. Thomas Barber. Also you said you have chosen ceramic on ceramic for your THR. I did not think that any OS in the Kaiser system did any other type of hip replacement other than metal on plastic. ... (8 replies)

... Also, surgeons may differ in their opinions on what is a prudent level of activity for THR patients. It's probably safe to assume that they will not recommend any high impact sport. ... (8 replies)
... orthcoming, since Kaiser has sent docs and other ortho clinics have sent docs to Belgium and Australia and England for training. The difference is that with the THR it is usually a small metal ball with a polyethelene liner or a cross linked poly liner or a ceramic on ceramic. ... (78 replies)
... placement or hip resurfacing. At your young age, I would check out hip resurfacing which does not involve amputating your femur and ramming a metal rod down the shaft. I t is much less invasive where the femur is not cut into but resurfaced and a metal cap is used with a metal liner.. ... (78 replies)
... in, DON'T PUT IT OFF! Find great surgeons in your area and meet with several if you can, then make your decision ASAP and set a date for your THR. If your left hip is fine right now, you may be able to get away with just doing your right one first. ... (607 replies)
... rfacing as well, and it doesn't look like I am a candidate because of my bone loss. However, if you are....that would be my first choice, osteotomy second, then THR last. ... (30 replies)
... When you say they replaced the cup with titanium, and replaced the ball, did he keep the ceramic ball? ... (30 replies)
... old girl on another forum who received a THR so I know that it's possible to get one if you find a surgeon who will do it. ... (21 replies)
... but now the knee in my bad leg is giving a great deal of pain, especially when walking in the cold, plus my good natural hip that was ok is giving me pain, feels a bit like it sticks on the front part of the joint, thus a but notchy. ... (21 replies)
... Hi are extremely young and active. There are other possibilities out there other than a THR. Hip resuefacing is one of them and you would do yourself a favor to look into this less invasive procedure... ... (13 replies)
... but i guess if you've already had total hip replacement on one, there must be a good reason for it, which probably applies to the other one too, so probably not an option for you. ... (3 replies)
... op support you received. Your level of activity really depends on the type of prosthetic you have, i.e. ceramic, plastic, metal, etc. ... (13 replies)
... At your age you should be a prime candidate for resurfacing. The procedure was developed for younger more active persons who would likely wear out a traditional hip replacement. It has been very successful. ... (9 replies)
... Just found this board today. I have been on the Surface hippy discussion list for quite some time. My THR is scheduled for Sept. 18th 2006. In the mean time I am waiting for a reply from Dr. ... (13 replies)
... My name is Marty and I'm a 49 year old male in need of a total hip replacement. I'm a Fire Captain and I was injured in 1999 when a building collapsed and broke my pelvis shattering my acetabulum. ... (9 replies)
... D Foth, I am wondering if you do have a metal allergy, how do they treat it? ... (3 replies)
Hip Replacement?
Jun 22, 2006
... I recently did a women's only mountainbike clinic here in the Vermont hills on a day that poured non stop and reached a high of 50 degrees. ... (24 replies)
... I am unable to wear pierced earrings also. When it became obvious that I would need a hip replacement, I ordered a blood test from a lab that specializes in testing for metal allergy. ... (9 replies)

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