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Aging Impact Score

Health Effects Impacting Aging
We have all become hypersensitized to the effects of the things around us, the activities we do, and the food we put into our bodies. If each activity has a negative and positive effect, can we score them? Here is my effort to create the “Stone Aging Impact Score” with each activity having a negative or positive effect on a scale of minus 10 to plus 10.

One and Done is Not Enough

Ski Injury
Top skier breaks her leg. Doctor fixes it, gives her narcotics, and sends her home. She’s told to come back in two weeks for a checkup and have the rod taken out in a year. Doctor moves on to the next patient. What is wrong with this picture?

VIP Disease

VIP Disease
Varying medical protocols because someone is extra-special can lead to problems.
If you are extra-special, I suggest you request plain vanilla care—and expect the best outcome to occur. Here is why.

The Untethered Athlete

Untethered Athlete
All athletes get injured. The best ones use the injury as an excuse to come back better than they were before they were hurt. Others may not be able to. This may, in part, be due to their inability to let go of the self-image they are attached to. Here are some tips for avoiding that trap.

Steph Curry’s Ankle — Part 2

Steph-Curry-Ankle-Injury
The questions most often asked by athletes, coaches, trainers, and of course fans are, “What can be done to speed healing?” “What can reduce the re-injury rate—and are there permanent solutions?”

My Process of Healing

My Process of Healing
When an orthopedic surgeon gets a taste of his own medicine, lessons are learned. After a successful partial knee replacement surgery, Dr. Kevin Stone recounts his personal journey down the road to recovery.

True, True, and not the only thing related

An injury is an opportunity to spot other related problems
True that you've been injured. True the injury is repaired. But there are other related things to bear in mind if you want to enjoy a full recovery.

Mental focus can aid in recovery from injury

Mental focus can aid in recovery from injury
In surgical practice, we note that people who are really good at visualization recover from surgery faster. They feel less pain and achieve their goals earlier.

Stem Cell Therapy: Adult stem cells can boost healing of your joints

Stem Cell Therapy: Adult stem cells can boost healing of your joints
When we are injured, our body immediately begins the process of healing itself. Certain stem cells, called mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) play a critical role in tissue formation and healing.
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