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 »
Monthly Archives: May 2013
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 »
ADHD Symptoms on the Rise in Kids Along with other Children’s Mental Health Conditions
ADHD Symptoms and other Mental Disorders Increase among Kids Recent research by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported that children between 3 and 17 years of age were more likely to experience mental disorders including ADHD symptoms. The range of conditions identified by the CDC included depression, autism spectrum disorders, Tourette syndrome, ADHD and anxiety…. Read more »
Kentucky orthopedic Dr. Stacie Grossfeld discusses Osteoporosis Prevention
Kentucky orthopedic gives info about Osteoporosis Prevention May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Around 9 million U.S. adults have osteoporosis and about 48 million are suffering from low bone mass, based on the latest research presented at the National Osteoporosis Foundation’s Annual Meeting in Chicago. Kentucky orthopedic Dr. Stacie Grossfeld notes that suggestions to lower your risk… Read more »
Exercise has Positive Effect on Diabetes – Louisville Orthopedic Explains
Benefits of Exercise for Diabetes from Louisville Orthopedic Exercise has been repeatedly shown to have a positive effect on regulating diabetes mellitus, as noted by Louisville orthopedic Dr. Stacie Grossfeld. One of the major reasons why exercise is good for people with diabetes is that physical activity helps the regulation of blood glucose. Exercise also improves… Read more »
Learn More About Arthritis Treatment – May is Arthritis Awareness Month
Did you know that May is National Arthritis Awareness Month? With thousands of people in the U.S. seeking arthritis treatment every year, arthritis is an important condition to recognize and understand. When it comes to arthritis treatment, joint pain management is often an important issue. Whether you are suffering from osteoarthritis in the knee, hand… Read more »
Elite Ballet Dancers During Winter – Does Vitamin D Supplement Make a Difference?
Vitamin D Supplement and Ballet Dancers A research team led by Dr. Matthew Wyon and colleagues (2013) looked at the effect that a vitamin D supplement had on two dozen classical ballet dancers during winter training months in order to better understand the effect of low exposure to sunlight. Researchers found that the dancers who… Read more »
Hamstring Injury from Soccer? Injury Rate Differences between Men and Women – Learn more from Sports Medicine Louisville
Hamstring Injury Rates and Male and Female Soccer Players Many soccer players experience a hamstring injury or strain and this common sports injury frequently reoccurs. Looking at hamstring injury rates, researchers led by Dr. Kevin M. Cross and colleagues (2013) compared male and female college student soccer players.