Posts Categorized: Arthritis

Why Does My Gout Flare Up At Night?

Gout, Attacks at Night, and how to treat it

While all forms of arthritis seem unbearable at times, a particularly painful, rather common and, most of the time, unexpected strain is gout. Perhaps you’ve heard the term, but don’t know how to characterize the form of arthritis – but now, suddenly, the joint of your big toe has become affected and you’re looking for… Read more »

Injury Prevention for Older Athletes

How to Prevent Injuries as you Age

No one likes coming to terms with getting older. It happens across the board, whether fitness is a regular part of your schedule or not, regardless of whether you are an artist, a coach, an engineer, or a pro-badminton player. What does matter, however, is how sports injuries are addressed, treated, and most importantly, prevented…. Read more »

7 Uses For PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) Injections

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) injections are one of my favorite treatment modalities, and for good reason. This revolutionary therapy can be used to accelerate and promote healing, reduce pain, and limit inflammation in a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. As a form of “regenerative medicine”, PRP actually employs a small concentration of a patient’s own platelets to… Read more »

Ankle Sprain Treatment Helps Early Recovery

Early Treatment for Ankle Sprains Result in a Quicker Recovery Early treatment for ankle sprains  results in a quicker recovery. An ankle sprain is an injury that occurs with trauma. In addition, when  the twisting injury occurs, up to 4 major ligaments in the ankle can tear. Therefore it can result in swelling, bruising and… Read more »

Injury Heat Versus Ice? What is the Best One to Use?

What is the Best Way to Treat an Injury or Joint Pain: Heat Versus Ice? What is the best way to treat and injury or joint pain: heat versus ice? Ice versus heat is a common question I get asked as an orthopaedic surgeon on a a regular basis https://louisvillebones.com/Acute injuries that produce swelling are best… Read more »

Why Does My Knee Hurt?

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Why Does My Knee Hurt? Why does my knee hurt? This is a common question I get asked as an orthopedic surgeon  https://louisvillebones.com. For instance, common causes of knee pain are osteoarthritis, cartilage tears or  ligament injury. Knee pain can start after an injury . In addition, it can also start after overuse.  Knee pain… Read more »

How to Treat Knee Arthritis Without Surgery

How to Treat Knee Arthritis Without Surgery How to treat knee arthritis without surgery is a common question I get asked https://louisvillebones.com. There are many different ways to treat knee osteoarthritis without surgery. Knee arthritis is a common condition. Osteoarthritis is part of the natural aging process. It is also caused by genetics, obesity and… Read more »

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld’s Most Recommended Supplements

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There are many natural supplements that can help with inflammation, pain, heart health, and more. Here are Dr. Grossfield’s top three supplements. Turmeric Supplements Turmeric is a spice that is a member of the ginger family. Curry powder often contains turmeric. The active portion of turmeric is curcumin (Curcuma longa). Turmeric treats inflammation and has… Read more »

Preventing Office Injuries

Preventing Injuries in the Office

Even working in an office can put unnoticeable strain on the body. From your office’s ergonomics to simple lifestyle changes, here’s how to prevent injuries and stay healthy while on the job. Sit Less We’ve all heard the phrase, “sitting is the new smoking.” This can be pretty daunting considering most of us spend at… Read more »