Success Stories

We offer patients a unique combination of personal attention in a private practice setting combined with the most advanced surgical techniques. See what our patients have to say about their experiences or click on the stories below to see how some of our patients are doing after their surgery.

Since the surgery, I no longer limp and almost feel as good as new.

I had surgery to resurface my left hip in March 2005 at the age of 39. I was extremely active for my entire life. I was a gymnast in high school and started running in college. I continued to run after college and started teaching high impact and step aerobics.

I did high-impact type cardiovascular exercises for 2-4 hours per day, 6 days a week. After 10 years of wear and tear on my hip, I couldn't run anymore and limped when I walked. I began road biking because it didn't hurt. Eventually, even road biking hurt.

I thank you two every time I use this hip.

I hope you and Dr. G fully realize how you change lives for the better. What a calling you two have, and how well you answer the call. As for me, it’s spring in New England, and in the past week I have biked 60 miles, ridden two horses 10 miles (or so) and – yes – run 4 miles on a very soft surface. I thank you two every time I use this hip.

- Laurel M.

Every step I take now in the canyons, I thank my lucky stars I found you guys.

This is the Grand Gulch in Southeastern Utah. There is wonderful ancient rock art and beautiful cliff dwellings to be seen. It was a cold day with the temps in the 30's. The hip gave me NO problems, especially since I was carrying a bunch of gear and food in my pack.

My friend took this picture of me. Every step I take now in the canyons, I thank my lucky stars I found you guys. All the sounds and sights seem to be more enhanced when you are given a second chance.

- Shelly P.

I climbed [this mountain] 120 days after my 2nd hip resurfacing surgery.

This picture is from the top of Mount of the Holy Cross which is 14,005 feet. I climbed it on August 25, 120 days after my 2nd hip resurfacing surgery. It was a 12-mile hike and 5,700 vertical feet in elevation gain. I felt great and know that I couldn't have done it with those old hips. You guys are awesome and I will continue to send anyone I know that needs help to you.

- Cam B.
Hip Resurfacing  Patient

Two years after the procedure, I now play tennis several times a week, with no joint pain whatsoever.

I can't tell you how indebted I feel to Dr. Gross, Ms. Webb, and Midlands Orthopedics for restoring my active lifestyle. I had always been active - biking, skiing, tennis, lacrosse, etc. But, starting in 2002, I began to develop severe osteoarthritis in my left hip, and I was soon unable to run; even walking was painful.

I thought I was faced with a choice of a total hip replacement, which - since I was in my 50s and used to being active - didn't appeal to me at all, or increasing doses of pain medication, which didn't really help very much.

Fortunately, I found out about hip resurfacing and made arrangements to come to South Carolina for that procedure. 

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