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Love Your Heart: 10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Avoid Heart Disease

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease to affect Americans and is also the type of heart disease that people are most likely to be talking about when discussing heart disease. CHD occurs when plaque builds up in the coronary arteries. Coronary arteries are the enlarged veins that move blood into… Read more »

The Hows and Whys of Three Common Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder injuries are common because of how frequently the area’s utilized in day-to-day life and how many joints are involved. We often think of our shoulder as one unified area of our arm, but it is actually made up of many different muscles and tendons. These factors make it particularly vulnerable to injury. Because of… Read more »

Dr. Stacie L. Grossfeld, Orthopedic Surgeon at Orthopaedic Specialists, Welcomes Spanish Speaking Patients to Her Office in Louisville, KY

Louisville, KY. March 8, 2017. Louisville orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician Dr. Stacie L Grossfeld is welcoming Spanish speaking orthopedic patients to her private medical practice Orthopaedic Specialists. In order to make this easier, Dr. Grossfeld recently hired staff member Ashley Milburn to join her team. Ms. Milburn, who is fluent in both English… 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 »

Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Tears – Latest Research

We know that rotator cuff tears commonly affect one shoulder, especially in patients who are over age 55. However, there is a group of patients that not only tear one shoulder, but end up tearing their contralateral shoulder as well. There was a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine in May, 2015,… Read more »

U of L Music Major Lloyd Collins Reflects Back on his Experiences Serving as the Cardinal Bird from 1961 to 1963

In 1961 Lloyd Collins took on a role that he’d long remember… creating favorite memories to last a lifetime. He agreed to serve as the University of Louisville Cardinal Bird mascot. Originally from Alton, New York, Mr. Collins was a trumpet student in the University of Louisville School of Music from 1959 to 1963. During… Read more »

Facts about Concussions and Female Soccer Players

A concussion is a kind of brain injury that is typically caused by a fall, hit, or shake to the head.  The long-term damages caused by concussions are an increasing concern for athletes in many different sports, including female soccer players. Soccer is a popular sport for boys and girls across the U.S. with over… Read more »

Who Is Most Likely To Experience Knee Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis has become the most common form of arthritis in the United States. It is especially prevalent in countries where people tend to live longer, and to also be more overweight. This degenerative joint condition is sometimes called “wear and tear disease” and it stems from several sources, causing inflammation, stiffness, and pain in the… Read more »

Does Weight Loss Reduce Joint Stress?

According to the latest medical research, you can reduce joint stress on your body by living a healthy lifestyle along with appropriate weight loss. Reduce Joint Stress By Shedding Pounds “A new study shows that for each pound of body weight loss, there is a 4 pound reduction in joint stress among overweight and obese people with… Read more »