Posts Categorized: General Orthopedics

What is Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction?

During pregnancy, a lot of different things happen to women’s bodies that don’t occur at any other time in their life and that men will never experience. One occurrence is that the pelvic bone alignment tends to become relaxed, and even stretchy, due to a hormone called Relaxin. A woman’s body releases this hormone so… Read more »

Sacroiliac Joint Disease: 5 Things You Should Know

Sacroiliac Joint Disease is a serious case of inflammation that affects the sacroiliac joint. In the past, the sacroiliac joint has been thought to be the cause of lower back and leg pain; however in the past three decades, that pain is now associated with herniated disks. Estimates suggest that sacroiliac (SI) joint pain affects… Read more »

Top 9 Things to Know About ACL Injuries

Anterior Cruciate Ligament, often referred to as ACL injuries, are the most common knee injuries athletes suffer. While an extremely active individual could possibly suffer this type of injury, an ACL tear is most common in athletes. This is because of the stop and start movements associated with sports such as football, basketball, hockey and more…. Read more »

Dr. Grossfeld Attends YMCA Mayor’s Community Thanksgiving Breakfast

On the 22nd of November, YMCA of Greater Louisville Chairman, Brad Smith, and Mayor Greg Fisher held a community Thanksgiving breakfast. Dr. Grossfeld attended the event at the Galt House Hotel to learn more about the growth of the Louisville community. The event included a delicious buffet and a performance by America’s Got Talent finalists – Linkin’ Bridge. At The… Read more »

Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in Patients Older Than 80 Years

We are grower older as a nation at a rapid rate. In fact, the fastest growing age group in the US includes people 65 years old and older. Between 2000 to 2010 the growth rate for this segment of the population was 15.1% while the rest of the population grew at a rate of 9.7%. Among… Read more »

10 Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes numbness, tingling, weakness, and other discomforts in your hands and fingers. A pinched median nerve in your wrist causes these discomforts. The median nerve, along with other related tendons, travels from your forearm to your hand inside a small space called the carpal tunnel. This nerve… Read more »

Dr. Grossfeld Picked for Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Metro Specialty Surgery Center in Louisville, Kentucky is having a pumpkin decorating contest and guess who’s face they chose to decorate as a pumpkin? Dr. Grossfeld! The Details to Making Dr. Grossfeld The nurses decided that they wanted to decorate a pumpkin that looks like one of the doctors. They felt that Dr.Grossfeld’s wardrobe, jewelry… Read more »

20 Running Tips and Injury Prevention Methods

Running Tips To Keep You On The Roads Injury prevention is an important topic for runners at every level, from beginners to long-time veterans. Louisville orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician Dr. Stacie Grossfeld has many years of experience treating common running injuries and helping runners continue to enjoy the sport they love. In this… Read more »

Whitney Thomas, PA Student, Enjoys Orthopedic Rotation with Dr. Stacie Grossfeld

  Dr. Grossfeld, and the entire team at Orthopaedic Specialists, are dedicated to serving as mentors and a training site for many different medical professionals. Recently Whitney Thomas, a physician assistant (PA) student from Lincoln Memorial University, enjoyed a 1-month rotation at the office. Here’s what she had to say about her experience: My orthopedic rotation with Dr. Grossfeld was hands… Read more »

Determined Athlete Darin Johnson Tackles Obstacle Course Racing Competitions

Meet Darin Johnson My name is Darin Johnson. Almost everyone knows me as DJ. I’ve been a long time patient of Dr. Grossfeld. I almost always seem to be doing something that lands me in her office for a visit. This last visit was unique as I found some common ground with Tisha, the Office… Read more »