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Protein: The Missing Ingredient

Protein: The Missing Ingredient The Stone Clinic
While there are varying statements on how much protein a person needs each day, my observation is that those levels are far too low when you are injured or sick. And, they are probably too low to keep you from getting injured and sick.

Costly Decisions

Costly Decisions The Stone Clinic
We all do stupid things. I try not to do them too often. And I try to limit my stupid activities to those with minimal consequences.

Broken Clavicles: To ignore, pin, or plate

Broken Clavicles: To ignore, pin, or plate The Stone Clinic
Stay vertical on the bike. If falling, roll with the fall. And, if it ain’t broke, don’t break it.

Top Ten Ways to Run, Safely

Top Ten Ways to Run, Safely The Stone Clinic
Running is safe. No joint is injured solely by running, despite what you may have heard. Running only damages already damaged joints. You can run forever if you have healthy joints and good running mechanics.

Self-Inflicted pain: The Salamander Solution

Self-Inflicted pain: The Salamander Solution The Stone Clinic
We hurt ourselves while we push ourselves. We seek greater athletic glory at the expense of our bodies. We train through the pain, ignoring the warning signs of injury. We stop only when we can’t go on

Accuracy

Accuracy The Stone Clinic
Accuracy is one of the key measures of fitness, but it’s one that we frequently underestimate.

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder The Stone Clinic
Frozen shoulder. How quickly can it be thawed?

Outpatient Knee Replacement: The Great Debate

Outpatient Knee Replacement:  The Great Debate The Stone Clinic
The debate is always the same. “We do it the traditional way because that is the way we have always done it.” “It is safer for patients; the new ways are not time tested. And, there are more complications.”

Resolutions

Resolutions The Stone Clinic
So you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions. You have probably made some every year. How many of them have you kept?

All Things Digital Are Public

All Things Digital Are Public The Stone Clinic
Forget about privacy. Accept the fact that all things digital are public. The fact is indisputable.

All-Star Teams and Stem Cell Therapy / Stem Cell Injections

All-Star Teams and Stem Cell injections
What’s the secret to fast, effective healing? Teamwork.

Top Ten Tips for Skiing and Snowboarding in 2017

Stay Vertical!
Stay vertical this holiday season...Keep your tips up

Good is Not Enough

Good is Not Enough
Excellence isn’t a given—it’s an achievement.

Amniotic Stem Cells: The Old New Solution

Amniotic Stem Cells: The Old New Solution The Stone Clinic
The stem cell field as a whole has become crowded with companies proclaiming remarkable results. Unfortunately, many of the products offered lack stringent quality control.

Glucosamine Revisited

Glucosamine Revisited
Just what is glucosamine—and is the supplement really an effective treatment for arthritis? You may be surprised.

Why Microfracture Fails

Why Microfracture Fails
Microfracture surgery fails at an alarming rate ending the careers of many pro athletes. Fortunately, there are alternatives.

The Bias of Your Surgeon

The Bias of Your Surgeon
Every surgeon has a different skill set—and it’s important that their preferences align with yours.

On Balance

Stay on Balance
Here’s a simple suggestion for living a longer, healthier life: Keep your balance.

Range of Motion

Range of Motion
Joint health and flexibility affect not only our mobility, but our quality of life.

Minimalism in Medicine

Minimalism in Medicine
The quality of medical care is now measured mostly by the cost of caring for the patient and by low return or readmission rates to hospitals. The lower the cost, the better—and if the patient doesn’t come back, they must be cured. Right? Wrong.