Kevin R. Stone

Lean meats and other simple food can help provide your body with the fuel it needs.

Keep it simple when it comes to food

Many people are overwhelmed by the food choices and diet trends that…

Lean meats and other simple food can help provide your body with the fuel it needs.
COURTESY David DeSilvaA dancer from Amy Seiwart’s “Imagery: SKETCH 4” was so vibrant that it exuded supreme confidence and spread that to people watching the performance at the ODC Dance Theater. A great smile can also be the sign of a healthy individual.

A smile reflects joy and radiates warmth

While watching the world premier of Amy Seiwert's "Imagery: SKETCH 4" at…

COURTESY David DeSilvaA dancer from Amy Seiwart’s “Imagery: SKETCH 4” was so vibrant that it exuded supreme confidence and spread that to people watching the performance at the ODC Dance Theater. A great smile can also be the sign of a healthy individual.

Prescribing trust: A key factor for healing

In healing, trust is enormously important. Throughout the process of recovery, you…

Ramon Espinosa/2013 AP file photoSince turning 60

Diana Nyad pushes the limits

Legendary long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad gave the honorary presentation this past week…

Ramon Espinosa/2013 AP file photoSince turning 60

Advocate for your own health

You see the words splashed across the pages of newspapers or medical…

Tom Gannam/AP file photoAthletes of any age should be well-rounded athletes and not focus on just one sport as the repetitive nature of a single activity can cause more extensive wear and tear.

Pick up a new sport every six months to keep you fresh

Of all my patients, regardless of age, those who are happiest seem…

Tom Gannam/AP file photoAthletes of any age should be well-rounded athletes and not focus on just one sport as the repetitive nature of a single activity can cause more extensive wear and tear.
Some doctors choose surgery before considering other options including rehab.

Surgery isn't always the best option

"Surgery can make you worse." That's a tough statement from an orthopedic…

Some doctors choose surgery before considering other options including rehab.
AP file photoCalifornia Chrome won the first two legs of the Triple Crown

If horses could dream, could Chrome have won Triple Crown?

It just does not seem logical that a pampered, well-fed, carefully vetted,…

AP file photoCalifornia Chrome won the first two legs of the Triple Crown
While modern medicine has allowed us to live longer

As we live longer, can our joints last longer, too?

As modern medicine continues to come up with solutions to help us…

While modern medicine has allowed us to live longer
After surgery on your AC joint

Quick repair of shoulder joint key to recovery

You have a bump on your shoulder after a fall. You are…

After surgery on your AC joint
According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Back problems can be tricky to deal with

Back pain is the scariest of all orthopedic surprises, especially when you…

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Courtesy The Stone ClinicThe Z-Lig is a bioengineered porcine ligament that is can be used to replace a human anterior cruciate ligament.

Animal tissue can help rebuild ruptured ACLs

In 2010, I was honored to give a TED talk on the…

Courtesy The Stone ClinicThe Z-Lig is a bioengineered porcine ligament that is can be used to replace a human anterior cruciate ligament.

Stick with pleasure when it comes to exercise

It slims your hips, flattens your belly, boosts your spirits and, according…

Loose ankle joints are repairable

Here’s something I hear a lot in my practice: “I landed from…

Knee-replacement surgery can be aided by the use of a CT scans and robotic technology to help guide surgeons’ accuracy.

Technology a vital piece of knee replacement surgery

If you need to get a partial or a total knee replacement,…

Knee-replacement surgery can be aided by the use of a CT scans and robotic technology to help guide surgeons’ accuracy.
With hospitals and insurance companies always looking at the bottom line

Focus on electronic records takes away from patient care

My hospital went Epic. No, not in a good way. Epic, as…

With hospitals and insurance companies always looking at the bottom line
Modern technology is often not considered when a doctor takes a conservative approach to rehabbing an injury. That could be due to insurance considerations.

Conservative care often isn't what it seems

Traditionally, conservative care meant non-operative care. You injured your knee or shoulder…

Modern technology is often not considered when a doctor takes a conservative approach to rehabbing an injury. That could be due to insurance considerations.

No meniscus surgical procedure should ever be standard

When I hear a patient say, “The doctor told me it is…

Urgency needed for prosthesis advancement

At the recent TED conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, one of the…

Vitamins, supplements can benefit your body

The seesaw of vitamin and supplement recommendations continues to confound the orthopedic…