Kevin Stone

Digital immortality is our new reality

The Singularity — the merger of machines and humans — is a…

How to avoid a total knee replacement

First of all: Don’t get hurt. Once you injure your knee —…

The curious case of the posterior cruciate ligament

The posterior cruciate ligament was long the forgotten stepchild of knee ligaments.…

Big Data and big mistakes

"Big Data” refers to the mining of enormous data banks for trends,…

The Sounds of the Knee: Interpreting the Snap, Crackle and Pops

Pop, snap, grind and squish. Not exactly the sounds of music, but…

Sports and joints

"Go home and rest your knee. Wait for your total joint replacement.…

Stem cells vs. growth factors

The era of anabolic medicine is here. We no longer inject cortisone…

Military life can be tough on knees

War — and training for war — is hard on knees. Much…

Why class reunions are a bust

"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you…

Genes and joints: Learning more about your patients

Our world has changed. The recent TED talk by physicist Riccardo Sabatini…

Patience is key to recovery

Patience is the difference between young bucks and successful older athletes. My…

Steph Curry’s ankles

Ever wonder why you don’t hear about ankle arthritis or ankle replacements?…

Here’s a new joint — now go home

Total knee joint replacement has become a day surgery procedure. This is…

Sharapova: How could she?

Maria Sharapova. How could she blow her confession so badly? And why…

Balance of exercises essential for bicyclists

We love to ride. The camaraderie of riding in a peloton, or…

World’s top ACL surgeons share good, bad developments for injury

The ACL knee ligament injury story is slowly changing. There are some…

Longevity ain’t what it’s cracked up to be

The longevity movement is pushing science to explore the possibilities of keeping…

Alternatives to running

There is nothing that truly replaces running. The endorphins released, the ease…

CrossFit for high schoolers

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

Don’t worry, it’s just a little prick

Injections to the knee joint used to be scary, and almost always…