Meet this month’s patient in the spotlight, Joyce Koch! If you were previously a student at St. Agnes, Assumption High School, or Presentation Academy, then Joyce’s name might be familiar. Having been a teacher since 1968, with 29 years spent at Assumption High School and the other 24 spent between Presentation Academy and St. Agnes… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Joint Pains
February is All About Heart
The month of February seems to be overflowing with symbols of love and devotion: shaped into candy, stamped onto cards, sewn into pillows and stuffed animals – the heart is everywhere! Valentine’s Day is only one event that happens to fall in the short month, though; February is American Heart Month, too. So, while you… Read more »
Pickled on the Court: Pickleball Injury Treatment
Across the decades, different sports have come to be all the rage amongst particular age groups – perhaps you remember playing four-square and kickball in grade school, participating in the rage of football or basketball season in college, watched as the Spikeball national tournament earned a spot on one of ESPN’s networks. Sports have a… Read more »
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
Jaw pain. We’ve all been there at some point in our life – our jaw locks up as we take a bit of our dinner, you bite down wrong and feel a shooting pain in your face, there’s a pesky click every time you shift your jaw – whatever it may be, it’s actually quite… Read more »
Why Does My Gout Flare Up At Night?
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 »
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?
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
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 »