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While there are varying statements on how much protein a person needs each day, my observation is that those levels are far too low when you are injured or sick. And, they are probably too low to keep you from getting injured and sick.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on March 5th, 2017
We all do stupid things. I try not to do them too often. And I try to limit my stupid activities to those with minimal consequences.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on February 26th, 2017
Stay vertical on the bike. If falling, roll with the fall. And, if it ain’t broke, don’t break it.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on February 19th, 2017
Top Ten Ways to Run
Running is safe. No joint is injured solely by running, despite what you may have heard. Running only damages already damaged joints. You can run forever if you have healthy joints and good running mechanics.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on February 12th, 2017
We hurt ourselves while we push ourselves. We seek greater athletic glory at the expense of our bodies. We train through the pain, ignoring the warning signs of injury. We stop only when we can’t go on
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on February 5th, 2017
Accuracy is one of the key measures of fitness, but it’s one that we frequently underestimate.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on January 29th, 2017
Frozen Shoulder
Frozen shoulder. How quickly can it be thawed?
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on January 22nd, 2017
The debate is always the same. “We do it the traditional way because that is the way we have always done it.” “It is safer for patients; the new ways are not time tested. And, there are more complications.”
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on January 15th, 2017
Walk the Talk
So you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions. You have probably made some every year. How many of them have you kept?
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on January 8th, 2017
Forget about privacy. Accept the fact that all things digital are public. The fact is indisputable.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on January 1st, 2017
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?
Youth Football ACL Injury
What do you expect to get from your surgical care? No one really asks this question, yet the answer determines your satisfaction. Surprisingly, the answers you receive from your surgeon, your physical therapist, your fitness trainer, and your coach may differ.
Insights on Ski Bindings
Most ski bindings have not changed in thirty years. When bindings comply with international safety standards, they do a brilliant job of reducing tibia fractures. However, these fractures account for only 3% of all skiing injuries, while ACL injuries have risen to 20% of skiing injuries. Surprisingly, bindings are not designed to protect the ACL while skiing. Over time, skis have changed in both shape and length—so what is the problem with designing bindings in relation to the ACL?
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...

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