Kevin Stone

My Process of Healing

Ever since a college soccer injury almost 40 years ago, I’ve had…

Stone: Can’t meditate? Fantasize

Meditation has become the prescription of choice for much of what ails…

Stone: How I chose my surgeon

Ever since a college soccer injury almost 40 years ago, I’ve had…

Concussions: What we choose to ignore

Concussions are in vogue. Everyone, it seems, is paying attention to concussions…

OCD: Misnamed but no longer mistreated

Kids often get knee pain. When it persists, an X-ray may show…

Stephen Curry’s knees

When the Golden State Warriors take the court, their speed and precision…

Why you should Google your symptoms — Part 2

As I wrote last week, today’s patients can use the Internet to…

Why you should Google your symptoms — Part 1

My sister is a hypochondriac. Every ache or pain is dramatized into…

Fit wishes for the New Year

May you be stronger. Pretty much all of our ills are made…

Mind the gap with joint injuries

There are two critical time gaps in joint injuries. The first is…

Shoulder pain: It may be an easy fix

Shoulder pain at night, pain when lifting a briefcase, pain with overhead…

Biceps tendon: A mistreated, misunderstood friend

The biceps tendon is not having a good era. It is frequently…

Health care vs. disease care

In medicine, we don’t tell you what is about to happen because…

Ballet dancers and ACL injuries

A tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is often associated with…

It is snowing: Are you ready?

El Niño is coming, and California will see a lot of water…

Psyched up, let down: The Harvey Monument

If you watched the last game of the 2015 World Series, you…

Busting some common medical myths

In my 25 years of practicing as an orthopaedic surgeon, working with…

Tennis elbow is a pain in the wings

Tennis elbow, golfers’ elbow and pitching elbow all describe the pain felt…

Why R.I.C.E. is not always nice

What happens in the tissues when the body is injured? An injury…

How to balance kindness and competence

Successful surgeries, and probably most complex team interactions, are determined in part…