Our Orthopedic Patients Say It Best

Your friends and neighbors from throughout southwest Michigan and beyond share their experiences at Spectrum Health Lakeland. Do you have a story to share? Click on the "What's Your Story" button and complete the form. 
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A Humbling Experience

Connie Harmacinski


Nicholas Loafman, DO
Aug, 2019
If I would have known how easy surgery was, I would have done it sooner.

Double the Pain, Double the Gain

David Burns


Daniel Sohn, MD
Aug, 2019
One week after the surgery, I had less pain than what I did before the surgery.

Four Surgeries in Four Years

John Hoffman


Daniel Sohn, MD
Aug, 2019
I would recommend Dr. Sohn to anyone.

Patient's Choice

Ruth Still


Daniel Sohn, MD
Dec, 2018
Dr. Sohn gave me options, so I was able to choose what was best for me.

For the Love of the Game

Wil Korbel
Jul, 2018
I would 100 percent recommend Dr. Farber to any athlete.

Back in the Saddle

Kirsten VanderBurg


Daniel Sohn, MD
Jun, 2018
Preparation for surgery was so thorough. Everyone put things in layman’s terms without talking down to me.

Consult, Surgery, and Rehabilitation – All Within Five Miles of Home

Peter Toth


Jeffrey Postma, DO
Jan, 2018
Dr. Postma was understanding of my situation and was willing to work with me.

100 Pairs and Counting

Gyl Kasewurm


Kenneth Edwards, MD
Feb, 2017
Life is simply too short to live with pain that can be fixed relatively easily.

A New Spin on Hip Replacements

Beth Siebenmark


Kenneth Edwards, MD
Feb, 2017
The pain didn’t seem to be coming from anywhere, and it didn’t seem to be getting better.

A Dynamic Duo

Larry Willey


Shannon Logsdon, PTSarah Frantz, PTA
Jan, 2017
They pushed me just the right amount to get me to where I needed to be.
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My Aching Shoulder: Common Problems and Treatments (Jeffrey Postma, DO)

Listen to orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Postma, DO, as he discusses how to keep shoulders pain-free by understanding common conditions, avoiding injuries, and the latest treatments.

Number One in the State for Orthopedic Care - Spectrum Health Lakeland

Spectrum Health Lakeland is proud to be named number one in the state for orthopedic care.

Total Joint Replacement: New Techniques and Best Practices

Learn the latest advances in joint replacements and how our orthopedic surgeons are providing higher quality outcomes.

Physician Video Profile: Joel Bez, DO (Pain Management)

Dr. Joel Bez is a pain management physician with Southern Michigan Pain Consultants in St. Joseph, MI.

Check-Up: Treating Pain Without Medication (Joel Bez, DO)

Joel Bez, DO, discusses the various ways a pain clinic can help with chronic pain, outside of prescribing medication.

Flat Feet? Lift Your Sole (James Maskill, DPM)

Learn about the various treatment options for flat feet including stretching tips, physical therapy, orthotics, surgical options, and more.

Find Relief From Bunions (Michael Maskill, DPM)

Learn the various ways bunions can be treated.

Check-Up: New Advances in Hip Replacements (Kenneth Edwards, MD, FACS)

Orthopedic surgeon, Kenneth Edwards, discusses how advances in technology have made diagnosing and treating hip pain easier for both the patient and surgeon.

Check-Up: Preventing Common Sports Injuries (Kenneth Edwards, MD, FACS)

Kenneth Edwards provides tips to prevent injuries while playing sports and discusses the role an orthopedic surgeon plays in helping athletes return to full strength.

Check-Up: Recovery After Hip Surgery (Nicholas Loafman, DO)

Nicholas Loafman, DO, outlines the recovery time for patients who have undergone hip replacement surgery.

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