Center of Hip Excellence

The Bone & Joint Center is quickly gaining a reputation as a center of excellence in orthopedic care, with additional emphasis on issues related to the hip. Members of the Bone & Joint Center medical team have been specially trained and are very experienced in advanced orthopedic treatments, both surgical and non-surgical. If you're tired of being sidelined from your favorite sport or just want to walk without pain, you deserve care from specialists with the highest level of training and experience, and who use the latest techniques and technology.

Anterior Hip Replacement Dr. Derick Johnson

Dr. Johnson is specially trained in hip and knee replacement including the anterior approach to total hip replacement. Dr. Johnson is credited with bringing Anterior Hip Replacement to West Michigan. This less invasive option than traditional hip replacement offers less pain and faster recovery for certain patients. 

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Hip Arthroscopy Dr. Carl Wierks

Dr. Wierks is specially trained in arthroscopic surgery including hip arthroscopy to treat labral tears and FAI, issues that often occur in professional athletes as well as week-end warriors. No one can better understand an athlete's needs than someone who treats the nation's best. Dr. Carl Wierks serves as a team physician for the US Ski and Snowboard Teams. 

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Sports Medicine Dr. Courtney Erickson-Adams

Dr. Erickson Adams is the first fellowship trained primary care sports medicine physician to the Holland area. She completed her fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Michigan State University and is specially trained to provide non-operative treatment options for sports-related and active lifestyle injuries.  

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Check Out Our Blog 

Whether you are seeking more information on sports-related conditions or tips on how to keep your bones and joints healthy, the Bone & Joint Center blog covers the topics that affect you. Check in each week for a new blog post discussing: 

  • Labral Tears
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Workouts for Every Season
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Exercise and Bone Health
  • FAI and Hip Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Staying Active While Aging
  • Concussion Awareness
  • Overuse Sports Injuries
  • ACL Injuries and Prevention
  • …and many more

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Where does it Hurt?

Try our Interactive Symptom Checker to determine a possible diagnosis for your condition(s). For more information on your possible condition, please contact our office at 616.738.3884 for a check-up. This website does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Meet Our Orthopedic Specialists

Our orthopedic physicians are specially trained in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Each has completed a premier fellowship program, recognized for Orthopedic leadership and excellence.

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