Kevin R. Stone

Finding better ways to care for patients

Sometimes it seems that there has never been a more exciting time…

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Current arthritis treatment is outdated and unacceptable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

Mental focus can aid in recovery from injury

Picture an elite skier in the starting gate: Their eyes closed, face…

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.
AP Photo/Charles KrupaUnited States' Ted Ligety makes a jump during men's downhill combined training at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Olympians are (naturally) genetically modified athletes

Athletes in this year’s Winter Olympics have been genetically engineered to perform.…

AP Photo/Charles KrupaUnited States' Ted Ligety makes a jump during men's downhill combined training at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Butt muscles are more than just to sit on

As you watch the Winter Olympics and marvel at the ability of…

NFL players need to take long-term view of their health

In orthopedics training, we used to joke that the only purpose of…

Gender shouldn’t limit rehab of injuries

There has only ever been one all-male modern Olympic Games — the…

Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/2013 Getty Images file photoLindsey Vonn’s recovery from ACL surgery is trickier because she is a world-class skier.

Lindsey Vonn and the ACL dilemma

When skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn recently announced her withdrawal from the Winter…

Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/2013 Getty Images file photoLindsey Vonn’s recovery from ACL surgery is trickier because she is a world-class skier.
Taking pills is one way to combat pain

How to reduce pain after surgery

I hate pain. Pain is debilitating. It crushes the spirit. Joint pain…

Taking pills is one way to combat pain
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Surgery and physical therapy important in meniscus injury recovery

Recently, a comparative study compared sham knee surgery to a partial resection…

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Courtesy photoDrinking a glass of water every hour can help keep your body healthy.

How to make your body fitter, healthier in 2014

Ask yourself, did you end 2013 fitter, faster and stronger than you…

Courtesy photoDrinking a glass of water every hour can help keep your body healthy.

How the bugs inside us can help cure diseases

If an alien landed and walked up to you, what would the…

Advances in tools and technology allow for an injured rotator cuff to heal quicker than in the past.

Shoulder pain? How to get you active again quickly

Shoulder injuries used to be life-changing. Now, we can fix them. If…

Advances in tools and technology allow for an injured rotator cuff to heal quicker than in the past.
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A popping knee is OK, unless it hurts

A question I am asked a lot is, “I hear clicking and…

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Plasma shots help your body recover

You may have heard about athletes getting injections that are actually legal…

The ACL is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee.

Various methods to treat ACL injuries

If you’ve been told you have injured your anterior cruciate ligament, you’re…

The ACL is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee.
The ski season is just around the corner.

Prepare the body and mind before hitting the slopes

As 2013 moves headlong into the holidays and the first snow settles…

The ski season is just around the corner.

Twisted your ankle? Give it time to heal

If you have ever twisted your ankle, you’ll know how agonizing that…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezPhil Schiller

Nutrition to fuel your fitness needs

There’s a bargain that I like to strike with my patients: I…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezPhil Schiller