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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Ready for an active retirement

Joan Peden


Daniel Sohn, M.D.
Oct, 2023
I finally found a solution to my knee pain.

Determined to find relief

Valerie Krieger
Oct, 2022
Going to Community Bone and Joint always felt like I was catching up with old friends.

Spectrum Health Lakeland delivers good medicine

Orlando Valera
May, 2022
I had 100% confidence in Dr. Postma.

Life without limits

Paul Depeal


Daniel Sohn, MD
Oct, 2021
Health is a gift.

A necessary repair

Paul Dow


Jeffrey Postma, DO
Sep, 2021
Take the right steps to heal.

An (un)lucky break

Antonette Wood


Jeffery Postma, DO
Sep, 2021
Dr. Postma eased my fears.

Running from the pain

Ethan Shirk
Apr, 2021
Don't let fear stop you.

Coming full circle

Paul Kolon


Jeffrey Postma, DO
Apr, 2021
I trusted Dr. Postma’s opinion.

Making the jump to live pain free

Ray Steadmon


Jeffrey Postma, DO
Nov, 2020
I liked Dr. Postma right off the bat.

Living life in the fast lane

Doug Von Koenig


Jeffrey Postma, DO
Sep, 2020
Dr. Postma met all my expectations.
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Corewell Health - We Can

What can we do together? Can we beat the unbeatable? Can we achieve the unthinkable? Can we reach our health goals? And accomplish even more along the way? Can we live healthier, fuller, happier lives? With Corewell Health, we can.

Hip surgery: Ethan Shirk "Running from the pain"

Ethan underwent surgery for hip pain and is back to running, weightlifting, and going for walks pain free.

Double knee replacement: Maureen Bishop "Walking with her head held high"

Maureen Bishop spent years living with knee pain. She turned to orthopedic surgeon, Jeffrey Postma, DO, for a solution.

Total hip replacement: Doug Von Koenig "Living life in the fast lane"

When Doug Von Koenig's right hip began to hurt, and simple things such as walking short distances became difficult, he knew he needed to find a solution.

Hip replacement: Connie Harmacinski "A humbling experience"

When Connie's hip pain didn’t go away, she knew it was time to seek help from orthopedic surgeon, Nicholas Loafman, DO.

Total Shoulder Replacements (Kenneth Edwards, MD)

Find out what’s causing your shoulder pain and what can be done about it.

Total Hip Replacements (Kenneth Edwards, MD)

Find out what’s causing your hip pain and what can be done about it.

Total Knee Replacements (Kenneth Edwards, MD)

Find out what’s causing your knee pain and what can be done about it.

Knee replacement: Steve Petlick "A home run experience"

When pain in his knees began to interfere with his ability to keep up on the field, he turned to orthopedic surgeon, Kenneth Edwards, MD. Since undergoing double knee replacement surgery he's now back in the game pain free.

Knee Injury: Jonathan Paulus "Bouncing Back from an Injury"

While playing a game of basketball, 37-year-old Jonathan Paulus noticed discomfort in his knee. In the days that followed he could no longer straighten his knee and knew it was time to seek medical care.

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