‘How to introduce new hip prosthesis in 2015’ – Mr Derek McMinn, Great Debate London, June 2015
October 2007 Progress Report
Well now October is beginning and college is going really good, I got an activity day in November where I go 2 this cabin crew day centre and get fully qualified as a cabin crew member !! by the way am doing travel & Tourism. I am now on 1 crutch I can walk kinda without my crutches but my confidence is 80% there. I really cant wait till I let go and get my confidence fully back, Also I am looking forward to this winter. I hope it snows so I can go out and be a teenager and have fun with my friends. I also have sent threw some pictures which you can see they are a bit squeamish but worth looking at. My physio thinks I should be off my crutches in 2weeks time, as soon as I get off them I will
August 29, 2008
I have undergone a right BMHR with dysplasia cup 9 days ago with Mr. Mc Minn. I had dysplasia, with shortened femoral neck and also thickening, together with femoral cysts and a discrepancy in leg lengths of approx 1cm.
September 3, 2008
Well it’s 2 weeks today since my operation with Mr. McMinn and everything’s going great.
That constant screaming pain in my right hip which had become part of my life for the last 15 years has now gone and my life already feels amazingly different.
I’ve been told by various consultants over the last 10 years, due to my condition and age I am not a likely candidate for this type of surgery. The general response to my request for resurfacing was to put up with the pain until I’m old enough to have a THR. I had at this stage pretty much given up …