Kevin Stone

Mind, body, gut

Gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free…all these variations of diets originally designed to address irritable…

 

Treating broken collarbones

Clavicle fractures hurt. The collarbone sticks up under the skin and moves…

 

The Patella Dilemma

The knee cap is a frequent source of pain. While treatments for…

 

New and cool and not for you

A significant number of new-and-improved devices are now available for surgeons to…

Why ‘useless’ surgery is useful

Recent news stories proclaiming meniscus surgery to be useless miss the point,…

Don’t break a leg

Many people are bowlegged. Some are knock-kneed. Only a few are truly…

Why Katie Ledecky wins: grit

Swimmer Katie Ledecky doesn’t just win. She crushes the competition. She crushes…

What’s happening when your knee goes snap, crackle and pop

In the month of August we will be revisiting some of our…

Why the nurse matters

One of my nurses is my surgical assistant. My other nurse is…

Digital immortality is our new reality

The Singularity — the merger of machines and humans — is a…

How to avoid a total knee replacement

First of all: Don’t get hurt. Once you injure your knee —…

The curious case of the posterior cruciate ligament

The posterior cruciate ligament was long the forgotten stepchild of knee ligaments.…

Sports and joints

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

Stem cells vs. growth factors

The era of anabolic medicine is here. We no longer inject cortisone…

3D printing: Cool, but not quite there

3D tissue printing holds the promise of custom implants on demand. But…

Military life can be tough on knees

War — and training for war — is hard on knees. Much…

Why class reunions are a bust

"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you…

Genes and joints: Learning more about your patients

Our world has changed. The recent TED talk by physicist Riccardo Sabatini…

Patience is key to recovery

Patience is the difference between young bucks and successful older athletes. My…

Steph Curry’s ankles

Ever wonder why you don’t hear about ankle arthritis or ankle replacements?…