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Athlete Hygiene

Athlete-Hygiene
Athletes become patients when they get hurt. If and when they need surgery, it becomes obvious which athletes have cared for their bodies well and which have not—in which case trying to sterilize the injured area can be a challenge. Here are some tips to keep you clean from toe to head.

Athletic Approach to Knee Replacement

Athletic Approach to Knee Replacement The Stone Clinic
Artificial knee replacement surgery used to mean the reduction of sports activities like golf, swimming, and cycling. Yet with severe arthritis affecting younger and younger people, we are currently pushing the envelope of sports participation with joint replacements and learning as we go.

CrossFit for High Schoolers

CrossFit for High Schoolers The Stone Clinic
In high school and even earlier, serious athletes are continuing to train year-round in their single sport. The result? A loss in general fitness and an increased injuries. CrossFit’s training platform may be the antidote.

The Wizard of 02

The Wizard of 02 The Stone Clinic
Pooh-poohed by most experts as money-wasting (and possibly dangerous) psychological massage, oxygen bars are nonetheless expanding their reach, from dugouts to mountain spas. Why?

Steph Curry: MCL, meet MRI

Steph Curry: MCL, meet MRI
Just how serious is Steph Curry’s recent knee injury, and what caused it? Equally important: How might it impact his game, and The Warriors’ season?

Sharapova: How Could She?

Sharapova:  How Could She?
Why don’t professional athletes come clean about the use and benefits of cutting-edge supplements? We all use them—whether we know it or not.

Partial knee replacement for athletes

Partial knee replacement for athletes
The results of partial knee replacement have become so good that my patients often ask me, “Can I run, can I play sports, can I return to my full range of activities?” Dr. Stone's answer is often “ Yes, but…”. Here is why.

80 Percenter

No need to go at 100% all the time
“Go full out, give 110%, push harder than ever etc. etc." Guess what? I’m an 80 percenter. And I’ll be a happy one for the rest of my life.

How to heal like Kobe Bryant

How to heal like Kobe Bryant
The news that Kobe Bryant has "shattered" the timetable for recovery from his Achilles tendon repair is no doubt heartening for Los Angeles Lakers fans.
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