Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Jason Kidd underwent a successful right hip arthroplasty Monday, December 21st. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel first reported Kidd’s plans to have surgery.
“It’s been chronic for the last three to four years, since I was in Dallas the last time”. Kidd said the surgery will be performed by Dr. Edwin Su, one of the leading hip specialists in the country, at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY. Kidd is not sure when he can coach again but he expects to return for office work in about two weeks.
“I’ve taken all the medicine I can … Read the Rest
April 19, 2009
I had two hip resurfacings – one on each side – within 5 months of each other in 2007. Surgery was at Columbia in NYC with Dr. Macaulay. Used Birmingham device in both.
From the beginning, I had the impression when I walked that the device implanted on my left side (the later surgery) might be “larger” than the one used on the right side . X-rays looked good so doctor had no concern there. At 10 months, my left hip started clicking when I shifted my weight (no matter how slight). The clicking felt uncomfortable, but … Read the Rest