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Hip Bursitis Treatment in Louisville, KY

Hip Bursitis Treatment Louisville KY

Hip Bursitis Hip bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, a small, fluid-filled sac that reduces friction between tissues. The iliotibial band is a common cause for hip bursitis, causing irritation and inflammation as it crosses the greater trochanteric region of the hip bone. The main symptom is pain on the outside of your hip, which… Read more »

An Overview of Osteonecrosis/Avascular Necrosis Treatment and Causes

Osteonecrosis, avascular necrosis treatment in Louisville KY

Avascular necrosis, also known as osteonecrosis, is the death of bone tissue caused by a lack of blood supply. Avascular necrosis can cause tiny breaks in the bone, which can eventually lead the bone to fully collapse if the issue is not properly treated. While osteonecrosis can affect individuals of any age or gender, it… Read more »

What are Bunions?

X-ray of bunions on big toe, Louisville Orthopedic Specialist for bunions treatment

Hallux Valgus and Bunions Hallux valgus is an orthopedic condition that causes a deformity in the foot as the big toe begins to point toward the second toe. Bunions are a result of the movement, and are characterized by a bony lump that appears on the inside of of the foot at the base of… Read more »

Patient of the Month: Dennis Attig

Dennis Attig is the December Patient of the Month for Louisville Bones Orthopaedic Specialists in Louisville KY

Meet this month’s patient in the spotlight, Dennis Attig! Dennis Attig is a patient of ours that leads a rather extraordinary life! At 67 years old, Dennis works as an electrician, as he has his entire professional life. Right now, he has the opportunity to work a part-time role at a well-known airline, which allows… Read more »

5 Reasons Walking is Good for Knee Joints

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld of Orthopaedic Specialists in Louisville, KY explains 5 reasons that walking is good for knee joints.

For many of us that lead busy lives, there never seems to be much time to commit to the proper amount of exercise recommended, which is 30-60 minutes per day for adults. Between managing a family, having a full-time job, cooking healthy meals, and taking care of our home and other responsibilities, getting a gym… Read more »

From the Desk of Dr. Grossfeld: Plantar Fasciitis

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld tells about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments for plantar fasciitis.

Plantar fasciitis is a common foot condition that causes pain and discomfort in the heel and the bottom of the foot. Its signs and symptoms typically include: 1. Heel Pain The most prominent symptom is pain in the heel, usually felt as a sharp, stabbing pain that’s worse with the first steps in the morning… Read more »

Best Places for Lap Swimming This Summer in Louisville, KY

Orthopaedic Specialists recommends swimming as exercise for how easy it is on joints while still being a full-body aerobic exercise.

Swimming is a wonderful aerobic exercise that is often used in recovery and physical therapy plans due to its low impact on joints and bones while strengthening the muscles of the body to support us. A few general benefits of swimming as exercise are: Arthritis Relief Improved Mental Health Decreased Risk of Disease and Injury… Read more »

Patient Education: Carpal Tunnel Release

Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery Overview Orthopaedic Specialists 502-212-2663 Stacie Grossfeld, M.D. / Bess Fley, PA-C Carpal Tunnel Release surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure. Upon arrival at the surgicenter you will first meet with the registration person to check you in. You will then be brought back to the pre-op area and meet with… Read more »

Patient of the Month: Chris Schardein

Chris Schardein is May's Patient of the Month for Orthopaedic Specialists.

Meet this month’s patient in the spotlight, Chris Schardein! Chris Schardein and her husband, Bill, are the proud owners of 2 and 3/8 acres in Fern Creek, where they have been growing daylilies since 1996. Their flower journey dates back even further to 1989, though, when they had only a 1/2-acre lot in Hikes Point,… Read more »