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Injury prevention

These tips can help keep you away from our office and out on the field, court, slope, road or track where you belong.
 

Sports Injury Prevention

Tips from Dr. Kevin Stone, orthopedic surgeon from The Stone Clinic in San Francisco to help you avoid a sports injury.

Prevent Tennis Injuries

Play sport, stay injury free. Here are some tips for avoiding tennis injuries, from The Stone Clinic in San Francisco.

Prevent Soccer Injuries

Here are some tips for avoiding soccer injuries, from The Stone Clinic in San Francisco.

Prevent Skiing Injuries

Here are some tips for avoiding skiing injuries, from The Stone Clinic in San Francisco.

Prevent Running Injuries

Here are some tips for avoiding running injuries, from The Stone Clinic in San Francisco

Prevent Basketball Injuries

Here are some tips for avoiding basketball injuries, from The Stone Clinic in San Francisco.

Avoid joint replacement
You are told you have knee arthritis. The advice the doctor gives you is to go home, rest your knee, take anti-inflammatory drugs, lose some weight, wait until you are older and then get an artificial knee replacement. This advice is awful. Here's why.
Some thoughts and tips about maximizing your enjoyment while minimizing possible injuries, from former US Ski Team and Pro Tour orthopedic surgeon Kevin R. Stone.
Avoid skiing injury
There are more than 20,000 knee injuries sustained each year by skiers in the U.S. alone, most of which involved the ACL. The question is why, and what can you do about it?
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...

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.

Stone, K.R., A. Freyer, T. Turek, A.W. Walgenbach, S. Wadhwa, and J. Crues. 2007.

Stone, K.R., Pelsis J.R., Adelson W.S., Walgenbach, A.W. 2010.