Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Louisville Ironman Experience: From Viewpoint of a Doctor

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld, sports medicine specialist and orthopaedic surgeon in Louisville, Kentucky, interviewed Dr. Brittney Richardson regarding her experience heading a medical team at the 2014 Louisville Ironman.  Dr. Richardson is a second year medical resident with the University of Louisville Department of Family Medicine. She is currently doing her orthopedic rotation with Dr. Grossfeld. Interview… Read more »

Louisville Orthopaedic Specialists Hires Two Certified Physician Assistants

Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician Dr. Stacie Grossfeld and the entire staff at Orthopaedic Specialists in Louisville, Kentucky, are excited to welcome two Certified Physician Assistants to the team, Melissa Edds PA- C and Angel Porter PA-C. With a combined experience of more than 20 years, Melissa Edds PA-C and Angel Porter PA-C are certified… Read more »

Kentucky State Fair 2014 Kicks Off

The 2014 Kentucky State Fair is happening in Louisville, Kentucky, from August 14 – August 24, 2014. Dr. Grossfeld’s son Adam entered two categories this year (painting and drawing).  Find out more about the Kentucky State Fair Daily Schedule including competitions, concerts, horse shows, contests, entertainment options, and more here.

Preventing Common Soccer Injuries

The Effectiveness of Preventive Programs on Decreasing the Risk of Soccer Injuries in Belgium The FIFA 11+ injury prevention program reduced soccer related injuries 21% in Belgium and has been reported to reduce injury rates 30-50 % in Norway. Dr. Bollar and colleagues from Belgium’s University of Leuven  published an excellent research project in the March 2014 American Journal… Read more »

PRP Injections and Ligament Tears

PRP Injections and Partial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears Uses for PRP or “platelet-rich plasma” continue to expand. Plasma is the liquid part of our blood that transports our platelets, and red and white blood cells. Platelets generally comprise about 10% of our blood. The next frontier in orthopedic medicine is the field of orthobiologics where we as physicians… Read more »