Kevin Stone

The zen of surgery

Calm, happy patients make calmer, happier surgeons. It adds up to better…

The motion of the ocean

Motion is life. Motion is also stimulus. After injury or surgery, scar…

The New Democratic Manifesto

Author’s note: I am a surgeon, father, husband and business owner, and…

Stem cells: which ones to use?

Orthopaedic tissues transplanted into humans are dead. That’s right: Other than hearts,…

Resorbable Materials: Sometimes tradition is best

Metal has been used in patients since the time of Hippocrates (400…

Repair of segmental meniscal defects

The meniscus is the fibrous “shock-absorber” tissue in the knee joint. Its…

Techniques to repair divots in your joints

Holes in the cartilage-bearing surface of your joints were long thought to…

ACL Depression Syndrome

You ski fast. You make one small error. You get back on…

Why Kevin Durant will be back soon

Kevin Durant recently tore his medial collateral ligament. In the old days,…

The Wizard of O2

Football players sit on the sidelines, sucking oxygen from masks and tanks;…

Protein: The missing ingredient

Vegan, plant-based, low-carb, low-fat, low-cal ... “Low” is the reason for nearly…

The role of artificial intelligence in surgery

Artificial intelligence is everywhere, which makes you wonder why so many politicians…

Broken Clavicles: To ignore, pin or plate

Most of the broken collarbones I see in my office are caused…

Costly Decisions

My friend went off his meds. The drugs that controlled his blood…

Self-inflicted pain: The salamander solution

We hurt ourselves while we push ourselves. We seek greater athletic glory…

Frozen shoulder: How quickly can it be thawed?

“Stuck on the side of you...” While those are not quite the…

Accuracy is the foundation for personal fitness

Accuracy is one of the key measures of fitness, but it’s one…

Outpatient knee replacement: The great debate

The debate is always the same: “We do it the traditional way…

A new spin on New Year’s resolutions

So you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions. You have probably made some…

All-star teams and stem cell injections

Biologic healing works like a football team. When all the players fill…