Kevin R. Stone

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…

 

Concussions: What we choose to ignore

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

 

Biceps tendon: A mistreated, misunderstood friend

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

Partial knee replacement for athletes

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

Stone: Stem cells don’t make cartilage

Stem cell-based therapies, in which the body's own cells are stimulated to…

Stone: The end of an era for cortisone

Cortisone is a therapeutic drug used to fight ailments ranging from asthma…

Memories: They are all there

Knowledge is expanding. Lines are blurring between the physical and digital, between humans…

The end of antibiotics and chemotherapy

Traditional, and clearly awful, treatments to cure cancers and infections involve killing…

Total joint replacement for athletes

When it comes to total joint replacements, traditional advice is: Wait for…

The degradative soup of injury and arthritis

Injury to joint tissues used to be thought of in primarily mechanical…

Post-op pain: You don't have to suffer from it

Suffering from pain after surgery is one of the most feared experiences…

What to look for in a physical therapist

Physical therapy can be the key to rapid recovery from injuries, prevention…

Crazy about baseball? Try cricket

Doctor's note: This week, I'm handing over the column to Dr. Irfan…

Pushing in the clutch

Take Monday morning off. It will feel very odd. Usually on a…

The next generation of joint injections

Joints sometimes hurt. Like well-oiled machines, occasionally the oil runs thin, the…

Ligaments and tendons of the future

Imagine that in the future, you badly tore a ligament or a…

Injured your ACL? Take care of your other knee ligaments, too

The knee is tied together by more than just the anterior cruciate…

How to have a good knee replacement

Artificial joint replacement is the last resort for most people when their…

Why microfracture fails

Microfracture is a surgical technique used to repair damaged articular cartilage by…