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... hat reason, he did chose Stryker's newest highly crosslinked poly cups with titanium ball for me, only because he was slightly worried about the increase risk of ceramic shattering with increased impact. However, there is a guy here in Vermont who has 10 yr old ceramic hips who is running marathons! ... (13 replies)
... op THR and I have easily made the correct decision. I still ache some of course but the pain has diminished tremendously. ... (20 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)

... I would be very interested to know more on the Longevity of these Ceramic joints. ... (20 replies)
... metal for me only because I want to run again and he was a little concerned with the ceramic being too brittle. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Alien, I am so sorry to hear that you are not where you wanted to be. I can fully appreciate your frustration! I am just 5 weeks from a simultaneous bilateral THR. I am a runner. Or at least I was before my hips took me down. When I met with my OS, I told him I really wanted to run again. No more long distances, on soft surfaces with cushioned shoes, but at least 30... (4 replies)
... mic seemed to be the best choice for longevity. I found an OS familiar with these materials and rolled the dice. He decided after a visit that I should use the ceramic femoral head. At my surprise he recommended using a polyethylene bearing though. He said squeaking was the concern. ... (20 replies)
... I see many man older than me with THR take the knee against the chest, cross the legs, I think all depends obviously to the dimension of the hip head, but the muscolar conditions too. ... (13 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)
... I am a 52 yr. old female who had a THR 4 years ago in Houston on my left hip with a Zimmer hip which was titanium. ... (3 replies)
... Minimal is the ONLY way to go. Do ceramic/poly. There are reports of ceramic/ceramic wearing out almost immediately. (Woman in the UK.) My surgery was on a Wednesday, and by Sunday I was cane-free (I left the hospital on a cane, and never used crutches.) I was driving by Monday (when not on meds.) Took pain meds for 24 hrs for a week, then only at night for another two.... (20 replies)
... and that if a resurfaced hip does eventually need to be revised, then the revision operation is to a primary THR. If a THR needs to be revised, then the revision operation is much more difficult and the revised hip is not as good as it was with the primary THR. ... (9 replies)
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... I am two days short of 8 weeks post op for minimal THR anterior approach. ... (20 replies)
... I am 50. He is going to do a thr with ceramic on ceramic. ... (21 replies)
... My original hip was all titanium, with my revision a few months back the doctor used a ceramic ball. He says that ceramic actually wears better and lasts much longer overall. I didn't need my stem replaced so he just attached the new ball to the old stem. ... (9 replies)
... You are not too young for a THR. I had my first full THR when I was 27 and just had my revision 2 months ago. My situation was somewhat similiar to yours. ... (3 replies)
... One of the things that is bothering me is that because of the pain in my latest THR I am now putting more weight on my previous THR and that is starting to ache. ... (17 replies)
... THR back in October of 2011. I'm looking for comments from other THR recipients, and what their doctor told them was a safe limit on the amount of weight they should lift. ... (0 replies)
... I just found this site after experiencing very painful front thigh pain on getting up from a seated position. I had my THR 9 weeks ago and until last night my recovery had been 'normal'. ... (20 replies)




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