David Gelber, PhD., Cranford, NJ – hip resurfacing
In April, 2007 I was in a head on collision with a drunk driver. My femur was jammed into my hip and began a progressive deterioration of my hip joint. As the pain increased and my mobility decreased, I went through medication and injection interventions. By 2010, I was walking slowly and using a cane. Every step was agony. My active lifestyle was long gone and I finally took the step of visiting Dr. Westrich at HSS. Dr. Westrich recommended a minimally invasive hip resurfacing operation which was performed in December of 2010. Two months later, I was my old self again. I had absolutely no pain. I was back at the gym 3 days a week, hiking, canoeing, and enjoying my wife and two children as a young father should. I was no longer crippled.
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