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Soccer Makes Us Dumber
Why is it that the fun and satisfaction of participating in sports overwhelms our recognition that they could significantly destroy our body, be it the knee or the brain?
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on June 21st, 2018
Hamstring Tear
The dreaded “hammy” is the tearing of the muscle or tendon fibers of the powerful hamstring muscles at the back of the leg. It’s dreaded because the pain is sharp, and the recovery can be long. Here is what’s known and what’s new:
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on June 14th, 2018
Lebron James & Steph Curry
You watch the ball. I watch the knees. Here is what I see:
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on June 10th, 2018
How to Run Without Pain
Pain and running: Do they have to go together? Not for everybody. Here, in a nutshell, are my 10 best tips for diminishing pain while running:
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on June 3rd, 2018
Stand Up
Stand up straight, like your mother told you to. Bad posture is a cause of multiple musculoskeletal problems. Here is what you can do.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on May 27th, 2018
Building SuperHumans
It is a heady time in the world of human empowerment. We are seeing technologies that can alter our genetic code, augment our brainpower, enhance our physique, and extend our lives.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on May 20th, 2018
Pot. Almost 50% of the patients in my practice recently used marijuana to reduce their post-op pain. I didn’t prescribe it; the word just seems to be out.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on May 13th, 2018
Drop Dead at 100
Drop dead in your 100s, playing some sport. This is our goal for our patients. If they can stay fit, recover from illness and injury, and keep their eye on the ball; dropping dead in action at 100+ is a great goal. Here is how to get there and how not to:
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on May 2nd, 2018
Red The Color of Life
Red is the color. So much depends on red. Healthy red blood is the essence of all tissues and even the determinant of the health of bone. I look at life through this prism and notice the shades suggestive of this injury or that disease. I read those signals to predict outcomes.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on April 25th, 2018
You, Inc
Ever consider presenting yourself to a Fitness Venture Capitalist as an investment? If you do, the investor will, of course, want to know what your “personal fitness business plan” is. Have you ever even heard of one? Now that you have, this is the time to get it together and invest in yourself.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on April 18th, 2018
Fix a meniscus to avoid arthritis
A recent study suggested that meniscus surgery doesn't help. Studies can be misleading. Even small losses of meniscus tissue lead to big changes in force concentration on the tibia (shin bone) and eventually arthritis.
Soccer Makes Us Dumber
Why is it that the fun and satisfaction of participating in sports overwhelms our recognition that they could significantly destroy our body, be it the knee or the brain?
Hamstring Tear
The dreaded “hammy” is the tearing of the muscle or tendon fibers of the powerful hamstring muscles at the back of the leg. It’s dreaded because the pain is sharp, and the recovery can be long. Here is what’s known and what’s new:
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a...
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.
December 11th, 2014
"A few select orthopedic surgeons and researchers around the country are pioneering alternate cartilage...

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