Michigan Man Walks Pain Free Day After Double Hip Replacement

The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch, May 8, 2012
The recipient of the first single session bilateral total hip replacement performed in western Michigan, Steven Schaner of Grand Rapids was up and about the very next day, walking pain free for the first time in years.  

Holland Hospital Performs Region's First Bilateral Total Hip Replacement

The Holland Sentinel, May 7, 2012
Orthopedic surgeon Derick Johnson of the Bone and Joint Center and the Holland Hospital surgical staff performed the region's first single-session bilateral total hip replacement April 2.  

Hip Pain in Athletes

WZZM, May 4, 2012
Dr. Carl Wierks sits down to talk about hip pain in athletes.
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Shoulder Pain: Common Causes and Effective Treatments

WZZM, June 7, 2011
Dr. Carl Wierks addresses the causes of shoulder pain and appropriate treatment options.
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Holland Hospital Joint Replacement Center Recognized

Holland Sentinel, October 27, 2011
Holland Hospital’s Joint Replacement Center has been deemed a Destination Center of Superior Performance by the health care firm Marshall Steele and Associates.  

Hip Pain

WZZM, Healthy Living, September 16, 2010
Dr. Carl Wierks discusses hip pain — what is it, and how to fix it.
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Hip Replacement

WZZM, Healthy Living, September 17, 2010
Dr. Derick Johnson discusses hip replacement and a new surgery technique on WZZM's Healthy Living.
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Holland Doctor Will Travel With U.S. Snowboarding Team to Austria

The Holland Sentinel, December 4, 2010
Dr. Carl Wierks will take a break from seeing his regular clientele in Holland when he travels to Austria with the U.S. Snowboarding Team for the FIS World Cup competition Monday through Thursday.  

Knee Pain

WZZM, December 6, 2010
Dr. Derick Johnson shares the causes and treatment options of knee pain.
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