Monthly Archives: December 2012

Louisville Orthopedic Surgeon on Physical Activity and Aging Athletes – Injuries Common to Baby Boomers

Looking at aging athletes that are part of the baby boomer generation, Dr. Jeffrey Prescott and Dr. Joseph Yu concluded that many baby boomers expect to continue exercise routines as they age which may lead to an increase in exercise-induced injuries.

Suffering from Shoulder Pain and Stiffness? It Might be Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis. Learn more from Louisville Orthopedic Surgeon

Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is a condition where the capsule of the shoulder gets very stiff.  People experiencing frozen shoulder suffer from shoulder inflammation and increased restriction in the shoulder. This stiffness in the shoulder can be debilitating and limiting to activities of daily living. Sometimes the cause of frozen shoulder is unknown and… Read more »

Pain in the Elbow? Learn More about Cubital Tunnel Syndrome from Louisville Orthopedic

Sometimes the arm’s ulnar nerve is irritated or pinched causing ulnar nerve entrapment at a person’s elbow. This is called cubital tunnel syndrome. Based on where this nerve entrapment happens, the symptoms can include elbow pain and sometimes a numb feeling in the hand, elbow, fingers and wrist. While the cause of cubital tunnel syndrome… Read more »