Louisville orthopedic surgeon Dr. Stacie Grossfeld now has a YouTube channel for her medical practice Orthopaedic Specialists. Check out http://www.youtube.com/user/LouisvilleBones to see a video featuring slides from Dr. Grossfeld’s recent talk at the University of Louisville to the Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. The lecture, titled: “Differential Diagnosis for Knee and Shoulder Injuries: How to Patient Profile,”… Read more »
Monthly Archives: September 2012
If you are experiencing hip pain or have a hip injury, you may have some questions for an orthopedic surgeon. Here are some common questions and answers about hip pain and hip injuries answered by Louisville orthopedic surgeon Dr. Stacie Grossfeld. Is arthritis of the hip common? Osteoarthritis in people is very common. Hip arthritis… Read more »
1. What are the two most common sports-related knee injuries that require surgery? The two most common knee injuries that occur following a sports injury that require surgery are a meniscal tear and an acl tear. 2. What are the main causes of the ACL injury? There is much scientific debate over the cause of… Read more »
What do you do if your shoulder dislocates in the middle of a competitive season? Does a shoulder dislocation mean you cannot compete the rest of the season? The August 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons included an excellent review article outlining a treatment plan and a return to… Read more »
What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow is a condition that ranges from a simple inflammation of two of the tendons in the elbow (extensor Carpi radialis brevis ECRB and the extensor carpi radialis longus ECRL) to an actual tear within the tendon.
If you have a child participating in cheerleading this fall, learn more about common cheerleading injuries and how to prevent them! Read Dr. Grossfeld’s latest article about cheerleading injuries and injury prevention.
Total joint replacement is one option for people who are struggling with activities of daily living due to advanced arthritis. This is something more common among seniors and typically considered when a person experiences severe joint pain due to damaged cartilage.