Kevin Stone

Top 10 tips for skiing, snowboarding in 2017

Here, for the holiday season, are a few tips based on today’s…

Good is not good enough

Having grown up in a family where good was not enough, I…

Amniotic stem cells: The old new solution

The amnion is the protective layer surrounding the fetus. During a C-section,…

Does glucosamine really help treat arthritis?

In the mid-1990s, patients were coming into my office and telling me…

Why microfracture surgery fails

Microfracture — the puncturing of holes to release marrow blood in joint…

The bias of your surgeon

Know the bias of your surgeon. It dramatically affects the care you…

Keep your balance for a longer, healthier life

It seems so simple: Balance is what we do every day when…

Range of motion: Joint health, flexibility affect quality of life

The ability to completely bend or extend our joints determines their health.…

Minimalism in medicine

Minimizing surgical and hospitalization time has been a cost-effective and welcome trend…

The ugly answer to the arthritis riddle

You know that big, ugly bone spur that grows on the side…

Treating broken collarbones

Clavicle fractures hurt. The collarbone sticks up under the skin and moves…

The Patella Dilemma

The knee cap is a frequent source of pain. While treatments for…

New and cool and not for you

A significant number of new-and-improved devices are now available for surgeons to…

The importance of surviving medical training

Medical student and resident training is abusive. Probably not much more or…

ACL injuries may not be as notorious as concussions, but they’re a wider threat

ACL injuries in professional football are on the rise. The injury is…

Why ‘useless’ surgery is useful

Recent news stories proclaiming meniscus surgery to be useless miss the point,…

Don’t break a leg

Many people are bowlegged. Some are knock-kneed. Only a few are truly…

Why Katie Ledecky wins: grit

Swimmer Katie Ledecky doesn’t just win. She crushes the competition. She crushes…

What’s happening when your knee goes snap, crackle and pop

In the month of August we will be revisiting some of our…

Why the nurse matters

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