Posts Categorized: Orthopaedic Specialists

What is Sarcopenia and How Can High-Intensity Interval Training Prevent it?

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What is Sarcopenia? Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass as we age. As we get older, we start to have a more rapid breakdown of our basic muscle mass that gets replaced with fatty tissue. This can be attributed to a more sedentary lifestyle in our older years as well as common changes in… Read more »

Patient of the Month Emily Freeman

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This month’s patient of the month is Emily Freeman! Emily has been an elementary librarian for 17 years, and enjoys baking, knitting as well as the occasional craft. She is known around our office for always bringing in the most delicious baked goods! Dr. Grossfeld has been treating Emily since she was 19 after a… Read more »

Patient of the Month Jack Trick

Jack Trick is 90 years old and has been playing tennis since he was 50! Being active is important for Trick who plays tennis and bridge three times a week. Recently, he has been experiencing a lack of energy and thought it might be a hip problem as hee has had a knee replacement and… Read more »

Patient of the Month Jenci Hawthorne

Jenci Hawthorne is a second-year medical student at the University of Louisville.  “I chose to go into medicine because I want to be there to help people who are tackling difficult things because of their health.” Recently she has had to tackle a problem with her own knee. As a swimmer, she frequently experienced her… Read more »

How A Tick Bite Can Lead to Lyme Disease & Arthritis

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Tick season is upon us. Known to thrive in the warmer climate, ticks can be a danger to us as well as our pets. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “State and local health departments have reported a record number of cases of tick borne disease.” Lyme disease (a bacterial infection commonly… Read more »

Patient of the Month Bill Wetter

72 year old Bill Wetter has triumphantly returned to running after undergoing Achilles Tendon surgery last August. Pictured here with his daughter, (who is also an avid runner with a passion for helping mommas get their bodies back after having a baby) Bill just completed the Goose Creek 5K in April. While normally he would… Read more »

Meet Dr. Michael Orangias!

Michael Orangias, MD came back for a repeat rotation! Dr. Orangias is a fourth-year resident with the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics departments at the University of Louisville. He will be double board-certified when he graduates and passes his boards. After he completes his double residency he is going to complete a double fellowship. One fellowship… Read more »

Employee of the Quarter: Lindsay Rhodus!

We are happy to announce our second employee of the quarter! Each employee of the quarter is voted on by the staff and receives a special bonus. Here are just a few of the reasons why the staff at Orthopaedic Specialists nominated Lindsay Rhodus to win this quarter: She works tirelessly on… Getting surgeries booked… Read more »

An Overview of The New Fitness Trend F45

Originating out of Australia, F45 is a group training facility designed to help members reach their health and fitness goals. With a new location now open in Middletown, Kentucky, those interested in a workout that offers structure, motivation as well as a sense of community, all in a realistic time frame, can attend classes starting… Read more »

Stem Cell Injection Helps Patient Recover from Achilles Tendon Tear

In this week’s blog, we sat down with former patient Rhonda Windhorst. Rhonda recently had a 50% Achilles tendon tear and had previously seen Dr. Grossfeld for arthritis in the knee. After participating in Stem Cell Recruitment Therapy, Rhonda has experienced a great amount of improvement. How did you come to learn about stem cell… Read more »