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Lord Andrew Robathan completes ‘Wheels on the Western Front’ charity cycle event in France

Three years ago, Lord Andrew Robathan came to see Mr McMinn when his bilateral ASR devices became problematic. Mr McMinn revised his left ASR device to a custom made ceramic Birmingham Mid-Head Resection (BMHR). Last year, his right ASR cup … Continue reading

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Bilateral BHR patient David House completes 50k walk for Dimbleby Cancer Care

In June 2015, a team from The McMinn Centre walked 50 kilometres around London and raised over £7750 for Dimbleby Cancer Care. Click here to read the blog. The walk has now become an annual fundraising event for Dimbleby Cancer … Continue reading

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Trail Blazing Peter Bell gives his BHR the ‘ultimate test’

The Marathon Man Peter Bell is back again to tell of another fantastic achievement for him and his BHR that will be 10 years old this December. Peter took on the gruelling Inca Trail Marathon in June 2016. Here is … Continue reading

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Before and After!

William Maguire underwent Hip Resurfacing surgery with Mr McMinn in November 2015. Eight weeks later, he is back in the gym continuing his post-operative rehabilitation and making good progress on his recovery. Below are some videos posted by William on … Continue reading

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We Made It! McMinn Centre Team Complete 50k walk for charity

At 7:40pm on Friday June 5th, the second group of walkers taking part in the 50/50/50 endurance walk for Dimbleby Cancer Care left St Thomas’s Hospital and headed across Westminster Bridge to embark on a gruelling 50 kilometre walk around … Continue reading

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BHR ‘the best choice of my life!’

Chris Brightmore remains active after BHR surgery with Mr McMinn in August 2013…. After suffering with increasing pain and accepting it was not just fatigue from running and cycling, I was informed my hip was failing and a replacement was … Continue reading

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BHR ‘Mountain Man’ Peter Bell sends a blog update!

Back in 2012, Mountain runner and BHR patient Peter Bell wrote a blog about his many sporting successes, including completing the 2011 Everest Marathon. Peter has sent us the following update on his achievements since then… For 2013, my choice … Continue reading

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Stuart’s still very much on track!

Seventy-one year old author and composer Stuart Sharp has sent in a video to show he is still as active as ever! In answer to my regular hip re-surfacing ‘how are you doing’ questionnaires I thought I would make an … Continue reading

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Walking down the aisle in Las Vegas – wearing heels!

Lisa Cook tells Joined@theHip how her wishes for walking down the aisle in heels for her Las Vegas wedding were fulfilled, thanks to Mr McMinn performing a Total Hip Replacement (THR) in 2013… In 2012 I was diagnosed with severe … Continue reading

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Two UK trips, two brand new hips!

Saipan resident Russell Quinn discusses the ‘phenomenal experience’ of his bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operations. He has twice travelled across the world for surgery with Mr McMinn… It has been quite a journey for me that started in 2005 at … Continue reading

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