With a personal passion for the game of tennis, Dr. Grossfeld has enjoyed offering sports injury prevention seminars focused on preventing tennis injuries. This includes things like tips to build core strength and suggestions for becoming a more competitive tennis player. Most recently she decided to make some of this information about tennis injury prevention more readily available online.
As reported by the the United States Tennis Association (USTA), there are more than 30 million tennis players in the United States. This represents a 25% increase over the last 10 years. Tennis players often suffer from certain sports injuries like lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow, rotator cuff tendinitis, wrist strains, and shoulder bursitis. Fortunately there are things tennis players can do to prevent some of the most common tennis injuries.
As an avid tennis player in Louisville, Kentucky, and a participant in the USTA singles 4.0/4.5 since 2002, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Stacie Grossfeld often gets asked questions about tennis injuries from other tennis players. In order to share more information about how to prevent common tennis injuries, Dr. Grossfeld decided to create a new “Meet Me On The Baseline For An On Court Consult” section of her website (see: http://www.louisvillebones.com/
In January 2014 Dr. Grossfeld provides a detailed and helpful answer to the question: “Does it matter how tightly my strings are strung in reference to elbow and shoulder injuries?” In February 2014 she will provide an answer to the question: “What is the best type of string for a player with a history or current elbow and shoulder problems?” Each month Dr. Grossfeld will continue to answer additional questions to keep tennis players informed about the best way to stay injury free.
Dr. Grossfeld is a graduate of the University of Louisville’s School of Medicine, and she completed an orthopedic residency at the University of Minnesota. She also did a special fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Fowler-Kennedy Sports Medicine Center. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). She is also a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and her medical practice Orthopedic Specialists in Louisville, Kentucky, is a participating member of the Stop Sports Injuries Campaign.
In addition to her orthopedic surgery and sports medicine practice, Dr. Grossfeld serves on the board of the Louisville Sports Commission where she is very focused on promoting health and wellness in the Louisville area. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor for the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Louisville and Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She enjoys being an active member of Society of Medicine and Tennis.
Recognized as a leading provider of orthopedic medicine in Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Grossfeld ranks in the top 10 orthopedic physicians in Louisville, Kentucky. http://www.americatop10.com/
She was also recently awarded the 2012 Patients Choice Award. This competitive award is based specifically on patient ratings for things like doctor's bedside manner, follow up medical care, satisfaction with diagnosis, and the amount of time spent with the doctor.
To learn more about how to avoid common tennis injuries, visit Dr. Grossfeld’s website (www.louisvillebones.com). For information about sports injury treatment and orthopedic surgery in Louisville, Kentucky, call Orthopaedic Specialists at 502-212-2663. You can also find Orthopaedic Specialists on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/