Kevin Stone

Creativity: The Missing Lesson

Physician education today focuses on the “human” side of medicine: kindness, generosity…

The wave you want is in front of you

Downwind stand-up paddling is my new favorite sport. Here’s why ... The…

Top 10 ways to cure ‘airplane disease’

Sitting on cramped airplanes can debilitating. Here are my top 10 remedies…

‘Open me up’ to new ideas

"Open me up.” Patients don’t usually say those words, but it’s what…

The Composure Bank

He’s not that fast. He’s not that powerful, but he’s composed. Boy,…

Personalized joint injections

Normal joints dry out with aging. The tissues lose hydration in a…

Why the nurse matters

One of my nurses is my surgical assistant. My other nurse is…

CrossFit for high schoolers

“To be a high school recruit in any major sport, you have…

Don’t paddle faster than you can daydream

It used to be “pedal.” I would pedal my bike at a…

Mental focus can aid in recovery from injury

Picture an elite skier in the starting gate: Their eyes closed, face…

The Incision Decision

To cut, or not to cut? To repair, or to let heal?…

Meniscus replacement in children

The meniscus is the fibrous cartilage in the knee joint. It protects…

Orthobiologics explode

The orthobiologics field, which merges biological therapies with traditional orthopaedic healing and…

ACL surgery grows through international teamwork

The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine met…

The Lessons of Tiger Woods

Superstars crash. It seems like they crash regularly, but we just hear…

The lessons of the Warriors

Two true cliches: Great teams are made, not born. Championships are earned,…

Five things my father taught me

My father was an internal medicine physician in solo practice for 35…

Arthritis: The Preventable Disease?

Arthritis affects 27 million Americans, with knee arthritis alone affecting 9 million.…

In search of natural gymnasiums

An 80-year-old man came in to see me for his knee pain.…

E-bikes have become cool

Augmented bicycling is about to hit the “hockey stick” on the product…