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Drop Dead at 100
Drop dead in your 100s, playing some sport. This is our goal for our patients. If they can stay fit, recover from illness and injury, and keep their eye on the ball; dropping dead in action at 100+ is a great goal. Here is how to get there and how not to:
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on May 2nd, 2018
Skiing on the aging knee
The care and feeding of the aging ski knee is all about empowering people to enjoy the freedom of movement. It starts with desire and ends in ski heaven.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on December 26th, 2014
Diana-Nyad-shoulder-injury
Legendary swimmer, Diana Nyad, was told multiple times to abandon any thought of swimming 103 miles nonstop from Cuba to Florida. Her shoulders, she was warned, simply would not hold up. They were wrong.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on July 23rd, 2014
new-sport-at-any-age-avoid-arthritis
Of all my patients, regardless of age, those who are happiest seem to share one activity secret. They each add a new sport or activity every six months
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on July 9th, 2014
Makoplasty-partial-knee-replacement
Knees do not necessarily wear out evenly, sometimes one part of the knee is perfectly fine while another part is completely destroyed. If only part of the knee joint is worn out, why replace all of it?
Hamstring Tear
The dreaded “hammy” is the tearing of the muscle or tendon fibers of the powerful hamstring muscles at the back of the leg. It’s dreaded because the pain is sharp, and the recovery can be long. Here is what’s known and what’s new:
Lebron James & Steph Curry
You watch the ball. I watch the knees. Here is what I see:
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a...
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.
December 11th, 2014
"A few select orthopedic surgeons and researchers around the country are pioneering alternate cartilage...

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.

Meniscus transplant and articular cartilage repair