Posts Tagged: Dr. Grossfeld

Patient of the Month Kelsey Evans

Meet this month’s patient in the spotlight, Kelsey Evans! Having recently suffered a fractured radial head, Kelsey is a brand new patient of Dr. Grossfeld’s. “Even with limited activity, I feel a sense of “freedom” simply due to not needing a cast and because Dr. Grossfeld encouraged movement for faster healing. I’m hopeful that I’ll have… Read more »

Platelet Rich Plasma: A Treatment for Osteoarthritis and Inflammation

Platelet Rich Plasma Is Used to Treat Osteoarthritis and Inflammation Platelet Rich Plasma is used to treat osteoarthritis and inflammation . PRP is short for platelet rich plasma. Treatment of inflammation and osteoarthritis involves using PRP. This is a new area of orthopaedics called orthobiologics. This is an area of medicine where we use the body to… Read more »

Patient of the Month Sam Shaheen

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Meet this month’s patient in the spotlight, Sam Shaheen! Sam owns and operates Shaheen’s, a 4th generation department store located in The Springs Store on Breckenridge Lane in Louisville, KY. Established in 1922, Shaheen’s has continued to serve the Louisville community with their clothing needs by offering custom in-house embroidery and work apparel. Throughout the… Read more »

Working from Home: Ergonomics

Working from home has become a new norm for many people during the coronavirus pandemic. There are a few challenges that come with setting up a workspace at home. Here’s an overview of what you should consider related to ergonomics in a home office. Physical Setup The physical layout of your workspace is a great… Read more »

Patient of the Month Miranda Der Ohanian

Meet this month’s patient in the spotlight (and newlywed) Miranda Der Ohanian! When asked what it was like to plan a wedding during the pandemic, she said, “Planning a wedding during a pandemic meant throwing all our plans out the window. Thankfully my husband and I wanted a small wedding and our church was equipped… Read more »

Pandemic Injuries

The pandemic has changed the way we live, work, and play. Because of this, there are a multitude of emerging injuries due to changes in how we move and position our bodies. Let’s take a look at some of the most common non-coronavirus related pandemic injuries. Injuries Working from Home Many workers have found themselves… Read more »

Exercising Safely During the Pandemic

Keeping active during the pandemic is important for your health and wellness. It can be hard to evaluate what the level of risk is with different activities, though. You may have questions like: when do I need to wear a mask, what should I avoid doing, and is it safe to go to a gym?… Read more »

Broken Bone Versus Fracture: What is the Difference?

Broken Bone Versus Fracture A broken bone versus a fracture: what is the difference?https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases–conditions/fractures-broken-bones/ They both mean the same thing. You will probably hear doctors or health care providers use the word fracture more often than broken bone. https://louisvillebones.com/ For instance, different types of fractures or broken bones occur based on the degree of injury. Stress… Read more »

The Importance of Staying Active During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has left many of us feeling isolated, stressed, and anxious. The negative impacts of this isolation can be significant in relation to all aspects of health and wellness. Fortunately, by structuring some physical activity into your day, you can improve your health outlook significantly. Here are a few ways staying active during… Read more »

Returning to Exercise After Having Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve, as does our understanding of what the virus does to our bodies. There is emerging research that points to potential harm if you exercise while infected or too soon after being infected. Let’s take a look at the research. Difficulty returning to activity after having coronavirus One area we… Read more »