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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.
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:
Time to Stop
“Push through the pain.” “No pain, no gain,” we were told in our youth. These are outside voices – but listening to your body and knowing when to stop is the key to diminishing self-inflicted injuries and lengthening your sports career.
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a...
July 11th, 2018
Dr. Stone gives the nation running tips on how to avoid pain while protecting your joints.
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.

Kevin R. Stone · Jonathan R. Pelsis · Scott T. Surrette · Ann W. Walgenbach · Thomas J. Turek 

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, T.J. Turek, A. Freyer, and M.D. Hill. 2006.