Kevin R. Stone

While the world's fastest runners have curved legs

Curved legs, fast bodies and tissue replacement

The fastest runners in the world often have bowed legs and toes…

While the world's fastest runners have curved legs
Tom Lynn/2014 AP file photoIt is hard to imagine the types of unsavory things that attach themselves to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's mouth guard.

Digging into the dirt in Tom Brady’s mouth guard

Watch Tom Brady's mouth guard. In and out of his mouth, covered…

Tom Lynn/2014 AP file photoIt is hard to imagine the types of unsavory things that attach themselves to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's mouth guard.
When hitting the slopes

Why skiers get injured

Skiing is a phenomenally exciting and fun sport. However, the injury rate…

When hitting the slopes

Failure is a great option

As people sometimes say: "Failure is not an option," Really? Why not?…

Fit wishes for 2015

May 2015 bring you head-to-toe fitness. Head: May silence be present when…

Warming up the joints and limbs for older skiers can be a preventative measure toward avoiding injury.

Skiing on an aging knee

Aging knees can be rejuvenated with skiing. Just ask any 80-year-old skier.…

Warming up the joints and limbs for older skiers can be a preventative measure toward avoiding injury.
If you have a new shoulder injury

True, true and not the only thing related

You fall off your bike and land on your shoulder, tearing your…

If you have a new shoulder injury
Putting in a good night of sleep -- or just taking time to rest -- can help refresh yourself and regenerate your body.

Don't wait until you are dead to rest in peace

Rest in peace. Often said at the wrong time in life, it…

Putting in a good night of sleep -- or just taking time to rest -- can help refresh yourself and regenerate your body.
Striking the soccer ball with your head causes damage that you might not realize.

Soccer makes us dumber

Why, when we know risk of injury, do we keep on playing…

Striking the soccer ball with your head causes damage that you might not realize.
While some may stay away from exercising after an injury

Injury is a reason to exercise, not an excuse to avoid it

Just because it's the holidays doesn't mean you should put fitness on…

While some may stay away from exercising after an injury
Courtesy photoProperly bending your knees can improve your core muscles.

'Bend ze knees' properly will improve your life

'Bend ze knees!" he shouted at me, "pretend like you are making…

Courtesy photoProperly bending your knees can improve your core muscles.
If a child asks for a favor and you as a parent approve

'Yes, and …': The Tina Fey Improv School of parenting, coaching and doctoring

The key is to say yes. So if one person says, "Gee,…

If a child asks for a favor and you as a parent approve
Doctors are often accused of having a big ego

Why having a big ego can be a good thing

I was told I had a big ego. Ever been told you…

Doctors are often accused of having a big ego
Doctors don't always know if the joint replacement they are implanting in you will succeed or fail due to a lack of a national registry tracking such instances.

How informed are doctors?

How informed are doctors? The answer is not obvious. Doctors know enormous…

Doctors don't always know if the joint replacement they are implanting in you will succeed or fail due to a lack of a national registry tracking such instances.
There are several misconceptions when it comes to treatment for osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis: Two common treatment misconceptions

If you've been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, there's a strong chance that you…

There are several misconceptions when it comes to treatment for osteoarthritis.
Dolores Ochoa/AP file photoFemales can develop a competitive side by participating in sports that can be taken into the business world.

Competitiveness a trait needed to succeed

Competitive. That's how the vast majority of the 400 female corporate executives,…

Dolores Ochoa/AP file photoFemales can develop a competitive side by participating in sports that can be taken into the business world.
Nick Wass/AP file photoSeahawks quarterback Russell Wilson can often put mistakes behind him and lead his team to victory

Don't look back when it comes to your health

Watching football this time of year, you can't help but notice the…

Nick Wass/AP file photoSeahawks quarterback Russell Wilson can often put mistakes behind him and lead his team to victory

Missing a meniscus? It’s not over yet

Don't give up on your knee. Even if you had your meniscus…

David Richard/AP file photoRams quarterback Sam Bradford's season ended before it really began as he sustained a torn ACL during a preseason game.

What’s an ACL and why is the injury so devastating?

The NFL season had not even begun and already one of its…

David Richard/AP file photoRams quarterback Sam Bradford's season ended before it really began as he sustained a torn ACL during a preseason game.

How to run forever

I often get this question: "Doc, does running hurt my knee?" The…