Posts Tagged: orthopedic louisville ky

Sprains vs Strains

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld at Orthopaedic Specialists is double board certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Work with her today to resolve your sprains and strains!

Not all injuries are complicated, serious, or uncommon, and most of us have likely managed to get a variety of sprains and strains during our daily lives. However, while they might be painful, after a few days of rest and healing, the swelling and pain recedes, and a couple of weeks after that, everything is… Read more »

Educación del paciente: Liberación del túnel carpiano

Descripción general de la liberación del túnel carpiano Especialistas Ortopédicos 502-212-2663 Stacie Grossfeld, M.D. / Bess Fley, PA-C La cirugía de liberación del túnel carpiano se realiza como un procedimiento ambulatorio. A su llegada al centro quirúrgico, primero se reunirá con la persona de registro para registrarlo. Luego lo llevarán de regreso al área preoperatoria… Read more »

5 Underrated Running Spots in Louisville

5 Underrated Running Spots in Louisville

Running is a great way to stay healthy and fit this summer. Even regular casual jogging has been shown to reduce cardiovascular disease and lengthen life. Running has also been linked to better mood and memory. Unlike lifting weights and cycling, running requires almost no special equipment, making it extremely beginner friendly. With only a… Read more »

Patient of the Month Gail Tucker

Gail Tucker

Meet this month’s patient in the spotlight Gail Tucker! When COVID hit in March of 2020, Gail and her husband Dale (like many others) found themselves with a lot of extra time on their hands. Instead of going to the Northeast Branch YMCA, 4-5 times a week for the fitness center and water aerobics classes,… Read more »

Common Injuries in the Winter Olympics

What are the most common injuries experienced by Olympic Athletes? Learn here

As the 2022 Winter Olympic Games skate towards its finish, there’s a lot of anticipation around which country will take home the most medals. Right now, Norway and Germany are in the lead with 13 and 10 gold medals, respectively, while the United States trails with a formidable 8.  While there’s plenty of good reason… Read more »

Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms and Treatment

Heel Pain? It's Probably Plantar Fasciitis.

Did you know that 10% of the population will experience plantar fasciitis at some point in their lifetime? As one of the most common foot injuries and the leading cause of heel pain, plantar fasciitis ((PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis) is especially prevalent in runners and athletes, 40-60 year-old adults, obese adults, those who wear low-support shoes (like… Read more »

8 Must-Do Bike Trails In Louisville

Louisville trail biker

If something positive could be said for the past year, it would be the growing participation in outdoor activity. As pandemic lockdowns shut down restaurants, stores, schools, and our entire way of life, many people began to get more active, whether it be to entertain pent-up children, to get in shape, for mental wellbeing, or… Read more »

Common Pickleball Injuries and Prevention

Common pickleball injuries

For years, pickleball has been the fastest growing recreational sport in the United States. It’s especially popular among elderly Americans, who enjoy it for socialization and low-impact exercise. Though very similar to other racquet sports like tennis and badminton, pickleball does vary in court size, net height, serve style, and other minor specifics. While pickleball… Read more »

5 Most Common Knee Injuries

Millions of Americans suffer from knee pain and knee injuries each year, and it’s no wonder why. The knee is our largest joint, placed between the two longest bones in the body. As it bends, your entire body weight is transferred onto it. Whether you’re standing still or running a marathon, there’s a constant pressure… Read more »

Understanding Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a condition in which the hip joint is not properly formed in newborn babies and infants. Found in every 1 in 1,000 babies, DDH is a treatable condition, detected and diagnosed through a physical exam. Hip Physiology The hip joint is a “ball-in-socket” joint, meaning that the rounded… Read more »