Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when there is consistent and damaging pressure on the rear tibial nerve. The tibial nerve branches off the sciatic nerve and can be found near the ankle. As this nerve runs through the inside of the ankle in what is called a tarsal tunnel, it is surrounded and bound by bone.
Nerves act as sounding alarms for our bodies, sending messages to alert us of damage done. In the case of a pinched nerve, we often feel sharp pain. This pain is the symptom of nerve compression. What is a Pinched Nerve? When a nerve is surrounded by too much compression from nearby tissues such as muscles,
Its important as parents, coaches and mentors that we encourage kids to live an active healthy life. This naturally includes participation in sports. However, all physical activities come with the risk of injury, especially as kids are prone to tumbles, scrapes, bumps and bruises.
Louisville orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Stacie Grossfeld is named Top 10 Orthopedic Physician in Louisville, Kentucky, by America Top 10, a website that ranks professionals across the United States…
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when there is consistent and damaging pressure on the rear tibial nerve. The tibial nerve branches off the sciatic nerve and can be found near the
Nerves act as sounding alarms for our bodies, sending messages to alert us of damage done. In the case of a pinched nerve, we often feel sharp pain.
There are over 250,000 sports related concussions per year among student athletes. However, the female athlete has been shown to sustain 50% more concussions than the male athlete.
What is Achilles Tendinitis? Achilles tendinitis is an injury to the Achilles tendon. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body and runs down the back of the lower
Knee problems are becoming more and more prevalent for patients of all ages, as old sports injuries rear their ugly head. However, even for those in constant pain, going under
A hot topic in ACL research involves which is a more superior operation: double bundle ACL reconstructions versus the single bundle ACL. In the April 2014 Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Dr. Starman reported on this topic in the “What’s New in Sports Medicine” section of the journal. They stated that there is no current evidence to support one procedure over the other.
“When the reality set in that I had a severe case of Compartment Syndrome, I knew that choosing to have surgery could allow me achieve my dream of playing at a professional level and for my country. Initially I was apprehensive, but Dr. Grossfeld was calm, confident and positive throughout the whole process.”
“The care that I have received from Dr Stacie Grossfeld has been excellent. She has performed 2 surgeries on me with great results after both procedures. Her office staff is wonderful. They always have smiles on their faces and they work hard to schedule appointments around my busy work schedule.”
“My name is Dylan Grandon. I am 21 years old, a full time student, and a starting catcher for the Georgetown College baseball team. Dr. Grossfeld has done two surgeries on me and they have both gone smoothly and I could not have asked for better results. When I was 16 she performed my first arthroscopic knee surgery. My recovery time took only six days before I played a full on 100% basketball game.”
“I have been a patient of Dr. Grossfeld’s since 2004, when Orthopaedic Specialists were the team doctors for the Kentucky Karma Women’s professional football team. Since that time, she has performed three arthroscopic knee surgeries and a rotator cuff surgery(and repair) on me.”
“I am a classical ballet dancer with the Louisville Ballet. I appreciate Dr. Grossfeld as an orthopaedic because she makes best efforts to understand the mastery and consequence of dancing eight hours a day. Dr. Grossfeld has comprehensive resources for treatment and understands the importance of rehabilitation. But most importantly, she makes sure I can do what I love…Dance.”
“I have been a patient of Dr. Grossfeld’s since 1997. She has always been very professional, as has her office staff. It’s nice to come into the office and have the staff recognize you instead of being treated like “just another patient”. Dr. Grossfeld has always approached my treatment carefully and cautiously, including consulting with other doctors outside of her practice and even presenting me at a conference to best plan out my course of treatment.”