Posts Categorized: Benefits of Physical Activity

What is Sarcopenia, What Causes It, and How Can You Maintain Muscle Mass As You Age?

Every person gains muscle mass and strength from birth until middle age. However, after the age of 30, your muscles start to weaken and lose functionality. The cause of this muscle loss is age-related and while it can be treated, it cannot be prevented. Sarcopenia is when the loss of muscle mass becomes so severe… Read more »

Knee Osteoarthritis: 3 Types of Recommended Exercise

Knee Osteoarthritis is a common type of arthritis that often occurs in older people, but can affect younger people, as well. Osteoarthritis of the knee is a degenerative disease that occurs when the flexible, sponge-like tissue between joints wears down. When this tissue wears down, joints no longer have padding between them and bone rubs… Read more »

When is it too Early for Youth Sport Specialization?

Dr. Brian Feeley considers sports specialization to be intensive, year-round training in a single sport with the exclusion to other sports. There was a concern that early single sport specialization may lead to increased rates of overuse injury and psychological burnouts. Dr. Brian Feeley, Julie Angel, AT-C and Dr. Rob LaPrade have come together to publish an article… Read more »

How Does Sleep Impact Health?

Love Your Sleep Sleep plays a vital role in good health and wellbeing throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right time can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life and safety. The way you feel while you are awake depends in part on what happens while you are sleeping…. Read more »

Pediatric ACL Injuries and Sports-Related Injuries

Pediatric ACL Injuries and sports-related injuries are a concern to parents, coaches, teachers, kids and physicians. As part of my work as a physician, I focus on trying to educate young athletes about injury prevention. For more information on ACL injury prevention, check out my recent video series. Follow along for more information about the latest… Read more »

Osteoarthritis and Your Heart Health

Frequently my patients ask me about being able to manage heart health and osteoarthritis at the same time. Heart health is extremely important, but it can be struggle to keep up with, especially when paired with issues that may affect mobility. According to The American Heart Association, being physically active is essential in the prevention… Read more »

Exciting Things Happening at YMCA Norton Commons

YMCA Norton Commons A Popular Fitness Spot This December, it’s predicted that the Norton Commons YMCA, located at 11000 Brownsboro Rd, Prospect, KY 40059, will have 500,000 member check-ins for the calendar year. This equates to 1.52 visits every minute. With 11,000 total members, representing 4,000 households, that’s A LOT of people using the YMCA Norton Commons…. Read more »

2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals Kicks Off with Social Event Hosted by Dr. Stacie Grossfeld

Dr. Grossfeld Hosts Social Event for Juniors Competing in 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals in Louisville The 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals is taking place in Louisville, Kentucky, June 30, 2016 through July 3, 2016. Kids from all over the United States are in Louisville to participate in this annual event. The 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals… Read more »

Youth Sports Injuries and Sports Specialized Intensive Training

Nowadays many kids are focusing in on becoming very good in one sport. This often involves investing a considerable amount of time, effort and interest in this one sport. Additionally, many parents and teachers encourage a child to focus on one sport in order to develop a higher proficiency. Yet sports specialization comes with physical complications for some young athletes including a higher… Read more »

8 Healthy Gift Ideas For Your Holiday Shopping

It’s that gift-buying time of the year when you might be looking for the perfect gift. How about some healthy gift ideas to inspire your holiday shopping? Here are 8 healthy gift ideas to give yourself or someone that you love! Arbonne Re9 anti-aging skin care set. Botanical ingredients paired with the latest science yields visible… Read more »