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Lebron James & Steph Curry
You watch the ball. I watch the knees. Here is what I see:
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on June 10th, 2018
Red The Color of Life
Red is the color. So much depends on red. Healthy red blood is the essence of all tissues and even the determinant of the health of bone. I look at life through this prism and notice the shades suggestive of this injury or that disease. I read those signals to predict outcomes.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on April 25th, 2018
Standardized care is not always the best care. What we really need is an agile medical system that values innovation.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on May 20th, 2016
For Runners, a tragic side-effect of knee arthritis or injury is sometimes the end of their running career. But take heart—there are some very good alternatives.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on March 14th, 2016
The Golden State Warriors, and star Steph Curry, may seem like superheroes—but they’re human beings with human parts. He’s what their knees endure during each game, and why (barring injury) they're able to handle it with such finesse.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on January 21st, 2016
The re-introduction of the collagen meniscus implant (CMI), unavailable in the U.S. for more than five years, will mean an improved quality of life for thousands of Americans.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on January 16th, 2016
Joint injury could lead to chronic and disabling arthritis with hope of replacement surgery.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on December 16th, 2015
Study shows meniscus transplants can get athletes back to sport
Don’t give up on your knee. Even if you had your meniscus cartilage removed and no longer have the shock absorber in your knee; even if you have developed osteoarthritis and can barely walk without pain, there is still a chance that your knee can be restored.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on October 2nd, 2014
How to run forever by fixing your joint injury
"Doc, does running hurt my knee?" The answer is no. Injury hurts your knee. If you're a runner, or if you're considering taking up running, here are some insights to help you protect your knees.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on September 14th, 2014
Dr. Kevin Stone Teaches Bioknee in China
Any orthopedic surgeon visiting China will naturally be struck by the sheer number of knees: 1.4 billion pairs, 30 percent of them over the age of 50. China is a country with gargantuan needs for injury and arthritis care.
Posted by admin on June 18th, 2014
To cut, or not to cut? To repair, or to let heal? To rehab without fixing? To live with imperfect parts? Each of these questions is faced every day by surgeons and their patients. Here are a few decisions about incisions.
Mind, Body, Gut Connection
Gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free…all these variations of diets originally designed to address irritable bowels are exploding—apparently, because people’s bowels are now explosive. Celiac, diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome, and their relatives are being diagnosed more frequently than ever. As a society, Americans are becoming both more mindful and more stressed. Could these be linked through the gut?
Ski Injury
Top skier breaks her leg. Doctor fixes it, gives her narcotics, and sends her home. She’s told to come back in two weeks for a checkup and have the rod taken out in a year. Doctor moves on to the next patient. What is wrong with this picture?
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a...
July 11th, 2018
Dr. Stone gives the nation running tips on how to avoid pain while protecting your joints.
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.

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

Meniscus transplant and articular cartilage repair

Stone K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer. 2008.