Posts Categorized: Sports Medicine and Sports Injury

Golfer’s Elbow Treatment, Symptoms, and Prevention

Golfer's elbow treatment at Orthopaedic Specialists in Louisville KY

Golf season upon us! With the warmer weather rolling in, more carts are out on the course than usual. With golfers swinging, putting, and driving, it’s the perfect time to prepare for potential injuries you might encounter. The most common one we see is golfer’s elbow. The repetitive motion of swinging a golf club often… Read more »

March Madness: Common Basketball Injuries

Treat your common basketball injuries at Orthopedic Specialists in Louisville, KY.

With the Super Bowl closing out the NFL season in February, the month of March now rolls in. But that just means that basketball fans are rejoicing everywhere. After all, March Madness is soon approaching! However, when filling out those March Madness brackets, it is important to take into consideration athlete injuries. It’s true that… Read more »

An Overview of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and What It Means to Be Board Certified

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld in Louisville, KY is double board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld, Louisville orthopedic surgeon, is double-board certified in both orthopedic surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. But what exactly does that mean? Is one more important than the other? How do you get board-certified? You’re in luck! Because Orthopaedic Specialists is here with a short overview of… Read more »

Preventing Pickleball Injuries: An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Perspective

Dr. Grossfeld treats sports injuries of all kinds, including ever-growing Pickleball injuries.

As an orthopedic surgeon, my primary concern is the health and well-being of my patients. In recent years, I have noticed a surge in the number of Pickleball-related injuries among both seasoned players and beginners. Pickleball, a popular racket sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis, has gained immense popularity across all… Read more »

August 2023 Sports Events in Louisville, KY

Orthopaedic Specialists treats injuries of all kinds, including sports injuries and accident injuries.

Playing and participating in sports are a great way to stay in shape, have fun, and keep your mind sharp for people of all ages. Whether it’s football, pickleball, cross country, wrestling, yoga, or synchronized swimming, there are clubs and events all around us to participate in; sometimes, however, we don’t want to participate, we… Read more »

Bess Fley, PA-C, June 2023 Newsletter: Little League Shoulder

Sports Medicine in Louisville, KY, Orthopaedic Specialists, Bess Fley PA-C, Dr. Stacie Grossfeld Supervising Doctor for Little League Shoulder

From the Desk of Bess Fley: Little League Shoulder Spending the day at the ballpark might be a dream come true for all the aspiring ‘Babe Ruth’s and ‘Jackie Robinson’s, and for all their enthusiasm and energy, it might seem like a win-win situation to let them practice and play all day and come home… Read more »

Bess Fley, PA-C, May 2023 Newsletter: Tennis Elbow

Sports Medicine in Louisville, KY, Orthopaedic Specialists, Bess Fley PA-C, Dr. Stacie Grossfeld Supervising Doctor for Little League Shoulder

From the Desk of Bess Fley: Tennis Elbow It’s that time of year when everyone is itching to get outside and enjoy the nice weather, and what better way than to play tennis or pickleball? Below, we’ll will discuss tips for both on and off the court to help prevent and successfully treat tennis elbow…. Read more »

February is All About Heart

What are the best exercises for heart health? Cardiovascular health in Louisville, KY.

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 »

A Vision for the Future: Lynn Family Vision Training

Louisville, KY Sports training and vision training. Better reflexes, better vision, faster and quicker decision making

If you’re an avid soccer fan here in Louisville, perhaps the name ‘Lynn Family’ rings a bell; it is, after all, the name of the stadium that’s home to Racing Louisville FC and Louisville City FC. With naming rights having been purchased with a donation to its construction, the Lynn family name is known far… Read more »

A Study on Concussions: Symptoms and Severity

What are the symptoms of a concussion

When it comes to concussions, oftentimes people are tricked into thinking that the symptoms and signs they experience are only temporary, since some of the more common ones aren’t necessarily considered severe. But this isn’t always true, and we’ll hear first-hand from Harriet Owen how brushing symptoms off, even after the smallest of head injuries,… Read more »