Posts Tagged: kentucky orthopedic

Patient of the Month Ian Lawler

Ian lawler

Meet this month’s patient of the month Ian Lawler! Ian is originally from California and moved to Kentucky when he was 10 years old. He joined the military when he was 19 and in 2012 had to undergo quite a few surgeries. Since then, Ian has worked with Dr. Grossfeld to help treat his knee,… Read more »

COVID-19 from an Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Point of View

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Humans are creatures of habit, touch and interaction. This pandemic pulled the rug out from us in all of those areas. We are on the other hand a resilient species. That trait will allow us to overcome this pandemic. Running an orthopaedic surgery practice amidst COVID-19 became a whole new world. Having essentially a similar… Read more »

Patient of the Month Gerald Sebree

Gerald Sebree

Meet this month’s patient of the month Gerald Sebree! Gerald recently received stem cell injections to help combat arthritis in both of his knees and as a result is no longer experiencing daily on going pain. “Coming to Dr. Grossfeld was the best thing I have ever done. I asked her about stem cell treatment… Read more »

5 Common Cycling Injuries

Cycling is a great activity for staying fit and exploring new places. Like any sport, there are some common injuries that can occur in cycling. Some of these injuries occur due to overuse, and some result from acute trauma. Here are 5 common cycling injuries: Knee Pain Knee pain can occur while cycling due to… Read more »

Telehealth from an Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Point of View

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10 Things We Have Learned While Providing Telehealth Appointments 1. Patients are so thankful that we are providing a way from them to have their orthopedic issues addressed. 2. We have been graciously invited into their homes via FaceTime or other conference platforms. 3. You can actually do a lot of an orthopedic exam without… Read more »

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About a Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Adhesive Capsulitis

It is not a shoulder that has frostbite… A frozen shoulder is also known as adhesive capsulitis. It is a condition that most commonly affects women (70 % of women vs 30% of men). Diabetics are also commonly affected. If you are a diabetic you have a 20-30% chance of developing a frozen shoulder. Diabetics… Read more »

5 Things to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment From an Orthopedic Surgeon

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CT) is caused by median nerve compression in the wrist. It’s a painful, lingering injury that is very common. Some common symptoms from Carpal Tunnel are numbness and tingling involving the thumb and index finger, worsening numbness with wrist flexion, and shooting pain up the forearm. Fortunately, there are several ways to… Read more »

10 Tennis Elbow Facts

10 tennis elbow facts

1. It is an overuse injury. 2. Pain is located over the lateral epicondyle which is the bony part of the elbow located on the outer side. 3. Any activity that requires wrist extension will hurt; such as picking up a cup of coffee or shaking someone’s hand. 4. The elbow may feel stiff in… Read more »

Patient of the Month: Anne Shelburne

anne shelburne

Meet our patient of the month Anne Shelburne! Anne and her husband, Tim, are both retired attorneys, who after meeting at the Brandeis School of Law, practiced law for 30 + years in Kentucky and North Carolina. Now the duo design, produce and sell decorative and functional art crafted from clay and wood out of… Read more »

4 Things to Know About Recovering from an ACL Injury

ACL tear

If you have injured your ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), you may be wondering about the recovery process. How long will it take? What does it involve? Can you return to the activities you enjoy? How will your body be effected long-term? There are many factors that determine the answers to these questions for you. Here… Read more »