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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

covid-19

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 »

Brain Exercises Recommended By The Experts

brain exercise

The brain is a muscle that contains trillions of neurons and manages bodily functions. Like all muscles, it requires some working out to remain healthy and fit. Most people don’t realize that their brain can atrophy, especially as they age. Healthy brain habits can delay muscle loss and degeneration by several years, if not indefinitely…. 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 »

Telehealth from an Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Point of View

telehealth

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 »

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: Judy Morrison

Judy Morrison

Meet January’s patient of the month Judy Morrison! At 68, Judy enjoys the outdoors and being physically active. Originally from New Jersey, Judy moved to Louisville in 1980. She is a mom of two as well as an investment adviser. In May of 2019, Judy traveled with her daughter to hike the Camino de Santiago… Read more »

An Overview of Tommy John’s Surgery

tommy john's surgery

Athletes sustain injuries frequently, and some of these wounds can have life-long consequences. Many have to quit the field entirely because they suffered a career-ending injury. Fortunately, doctors and researchers work continuously to come up with effective treatments for such cases. Tommy John’s Surgery is a perfect example of this. Here’s a brief overview of… Read more »

6 Things You Should Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

what is carpal tunnel syndrome

  Approximately one in 20 people develop carpal tunnel syndrome at least once in their lifetime, and 3-6% of people in the US suffer from it. It’s a fairly common injury, especially in modern times, and this painful condition can worsen with time, which is why you need to get treatment as quickly as possible…. Read more »