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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 »

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 »

Shoulder Pain – An Overview from Louisville Orthopedic

Shoulder Pain Common With Shoulder Injuries Your shoulder is comprised of three different bones – your humerus, clavicle, and scapula. Along with these bones, your shoulder also has a lot of ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Shoulder pain is a common symptom of a shoulder injury. Shoulder injuries are common and can happen as a result of an… Read more »

Frozen Shoulder Treatment

Treatment of a Frozen Shoulder: Adhesive Capsulitis   A frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, happens when a person has a stiff shoulder and it cannot be moved through a full range of motion passively or actively. It is not painful as long as the arm is not being moved around. If the shoulder is… Read more »

Ten Things that Can Cause an Asthma Attack

Asthma is a common condition that, according to the National Center for Environmental Health, strikes upwards  of 1 in 11 children and 1 in 12 adults. Asthma rates in Louisville are even higher than the national average with 13% of adults in Jefferson County reported to have the condition, based on BRFSS data. Asthma is… Read more »

What is Patellar Instability? Learn More about your Knee Cap

Patellar instability or patellar subluxation happens when your kneecap does not slide evenly in your femoral groove area. The patella, commonly referred to as the knee cap, is comprised of three bones that join together to create what is called your knee joint. As your knee bends and straightens back out, the patella shifts up… Read more »

Orthopaedic Specialists earns A+ Ranking from Louisville Better Business Bureau BBB

Orthopaedic Specialists Receives Top Better Business Bureau Rating Orthopaedic Specialists in Louisville Kentucky is pleased to announce that we received an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau. The BBB provides letter grades for companies based on information received about the business. Letter grades are assigned to companies ranging from an F which is the… Read more »

Hamstring Injury from Football may be Hard to Predict, according to Sports Medicine Research

Football Sports Injuries like Hamstring Injury May Not Be Predictable Using Strength Testing Football players in the National Football League often suffer from some type of sports injury including hamstring injury. Strength testing administered to incoming NFL players did not help predict which players would suffer from a hamstring injury. The NFL Scouting Combine is viewed… Read more »

Platelet Rich Plasma Yields Possible Benefits According to Latest Research

Platelet Rich Plasma Yields Potential Benefits. Platelet rich plasma sometimes called PRP is enriched blood plasma that has additional platelets. Researchers have been considering the effect of platelet rich plasma on bone and soft tissue to see whether it has healing effects. Researchers led by Dr. Niall A. Smyth (2013) completed a review of the… Read more »