Posts Tagged: sports medicine

Vitamin D Deficiency: What You Need to Know

In recent years an increasing amount of attention has been given to the importance of vitamin D. Since vitamin D comes from exposure to the sun, and most full-time jobs require sitting at a desk all day, many people are deficient in this essential vitamin. In fact, a study documented in Medical Express found that… Read more »

Broken Arm? Here’s What You Need to Know

A broken arm is a fairly common injury, especially for kids on sports teams or playing outdoors in the summer months. However, the recovery process requires continued effort in order to insure optimal healing. Here are some commonly asked questions about the process and what to expect over time. How should you deal with a… Read more »

4 Ways Triathletes Can Prevent Injuries

As multisport athletes, triathletes have the unique challenge of navigating potential injuries in three disciplines. Fortunately, there are some basic preventative measures that can mitigate the risk of these injuries. Here are 4 things triathletes can do to prevent injuries: Be Mindful Of Your Experience In Each Discipline Most triathletes get into the sport after… Read more »

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld’s Most Recommended Supplements

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There are many natural supplements that can help with inflammation, pain, heart health, and more. Here are Dr. Grossfield’s top three supplements. Turmeric Supplements Turmeric is a spice that is a member of the ginger family. Curry powder often contains turmeric. The active portion of turmeric is curcumin (Curcuma longa). Turmeric treats inflammation and has… Read more »

Patient of the Month Ian Lawler

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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 »

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 »

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 »