Posts Tagged: orthopedic louisville

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 »

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 »

Sports Injuries in Children – Learn more about Common Sports Injuries for Kids

Sports Injuries in Children – Learn More With around 7.6 million high school kids in the U.S. participating in some type of sports activity, sports injuries in children are a genuine concern. There are a number of common sport-related injuries impacting this youth population during athletic participation.  While many sports injuries in children are considered… Read more »

Hip Osteoarthritis Treatment – Learn the Facts about Hip Osteoarthritis from Louisville Orthopedic

Hip Osteoarthritis Widespread – Learn the Facts from Louisville Orthopedic Hip osteoarthritis strikes upwards of one in four adults over 65 years of age. Many describe limitations in physical activity due to this painful condition. Symptoms of hip osteoarthritis include pain and stiffening in the thigh and groin. As noted by the CDC, lifetime risk of hip… Read more »

Knee Osteoarthritis and Vitamin K Deficiency – Learn more on latest research from Louisville Orthopedic

Knee Osteoarthritis and Vitamin K Researchers led by Misra (2013) and colleagues studying knee osteoarthritis, one of the most common causes of disability for older individuals in the United States, looked at the role vitamin K might play in early changes linked to osteoarthritis. Looking at 1180 people with an average age of 62 years,… Read more »

Plica Syndrome or Synovial Plica Syndrome – More on this Knee Injury from Orthopedic Surgeon Louisville KY

What is Plica Syndrome? Plica Syndrome, sometimes called Synovial Plica Syndrome, is a knee condition linked to synovial tissue in the knee.  Synovial tissue or membrane is a thin and soft tissue that provides lining to joints and joint cavities.  Some individuals are more likely to experience irritation of the synovial plica than others –… Read more »

Boys Lacrosse Rules Promote Injury Prevention and Sports Injury Safety – More from Louisville Orthopedic

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) issued new rules for Boys Lacrosse to  increase safety in the game. Recognizing what is described as a growing concern about the dangers of  concussions, boys lacrosse rules in 2013 have been revised to bolster safety by offering additional guidance about when penalties and even ejections… Read more »