Monthly Archives: December 2015

Why is vitamin D good for you?

Vitamin D is an important vitamin for your body. This fat-soluble vitamin is found in fish oils and liver, and is sometimes added to foods as a supplement. You can also get vitamin D from exposure to the sun. There are many reasons why vitamin D is good for you. Here are 7 of them:… Read more »

22 Ways to Relieve Stress During the Holidays

22 Ways To Relieve Holiday Stress Plus Suggestions From the Orthopaedic Specialists Team Though the holidays are supposed to be a time for giving, family and hope, sometimes the stress of giving and receiving puts people in a “bah humbug” type of mood! The added pressure of finding the perfect gift has left people fighting… Read more »

Dr. Grossfeld Shares a Video on Post-Op Cold Therapy Machine

Cold Therapy Machine Overview and Instructions: Dr. Grossfeld has added a new video to her YouTube page. This video discusses the Polar Care Pump designed to reduce swelling and pain after surgery. In this video, Louisville orthopedic surgeon Dr. Stacie Grossfeld shows you everything you need to know to use the Polar Care Pump. This motorized ice machine… Read more »

What is Osteoarthritis? An Overview from an Orthopedic Surgeon

What is osteoarthritis? Simply stated, osteoarthritis is the breakdown of the articular cartilage that covers the ends of the bones that make up your joints What is articular cartilage and what is a joint? Let’s start with the definition of a joint. Look at your body anywhere it bends. There is a joint located there…. Read more »

8 Healthy Gift Ideas For Your Holiday Shopping

It’s that gift-buying time of the year when you might be looking for the perfect gift. How about some healthy gift ideas to inspire your holiday shopping? Here are 8 healthy gift ideas to give yourself or someone that you love! Arbonne Re9 anti-aging skin care set. Botanical ingredients paired with the latest science yields visible… Read more »