arthritis

LeBron James and Stephen Curry take more than 7,000 steps per game, and when they land on a single leg they exert on their knees force up to three times their body weight. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

LeBron James vs Stephen Curry

You watch the ball. I watch the knees. Here’s what I see…

 

Because most people with severely arthritic knees gave up running years ago, the Stone Clinic prefers to encourage other activities like skiing, hiking, biking and weightlifting. (Courtesy photo)

Sports and joints

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

 

Partial knee replacement for athletes

Partial knee replacement for athletes

Knees don’t wear out evenly. In fact, they don’t wear out at…

 

An estimated 27 million Americans age 25 and older have osteoarthritis

Current arthritis treatment is outdated and unacceptable

You are told you have knee arthritis. The doctor isn't positive why,…

An estimated 27 million Americans age 25 and older have osteoarthritis
Courtesy Wikipedia.orgMesenchymal stem cells are key in helping tissue form and heal.

Adult stem cells can boost healing of your joints

Harnessing stem cells to cure disease is the hottest topic in injury…

Courtesy Wikipedia.orgMesenchymal stem cells are key in helping tissue form and heal.
Robert Cianflone/Getty Images file photoEmile Heskey of the Newcastle Jets is examined for a possible knee injury.

Meniscus replacement also treats arthritis

My journey toward becoming an orthopedic surgeon began with a serious knee…

Robert Cianflone/Getty Images file photoEmile Heskey of the Newcastle Jets is examined for a possible knee injury.

Arthritis: You don't just have to suffer through it

It's a scenario I see all too often in my line of…

Arthritis treatment makes return

Q. My wife has rheumatoid arthritis. She’s taking drugs and following a…