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The humble bone spur may be an ally in treating this painful condition.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on October 6th, 2016
Broken Collarbone
It’s a nasty injury. But thanks to new materials and techniques, repair and healing are a whole lot easier.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on October 1st, 2016
Patella Injury
Though knee cap problems are common, current solutions have serious limitations.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on September 25th, 2016
Insurance Claim
Keeping down health care costs is a good idea—but not when it stifles innovation and hobbles new medical techniques.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on September 17th, 2016
Aspiring doctors can make it through the brutal process—if they follow Tina Fey’s advice.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on September 11th, 2016
ACL Injury
ACL injuries may not be as notorious as concussions, but they’re a wider threat.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on August 31st, 2016
Why “Useless” Surgery is Useful
Recent news stories proclaiming meniscus surgery to be useless miss the point, due to outdated information. And they can do considerable harm by convincing people that leaving a torn meniscus in the knee is a good choice when, in fact, it destroys the knee.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on August 25th, 2016
What makes one Olympian better than all the rest?
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on August 14th, 2016
Curvature of the leg bones don’t always need dramatic surgical operations. Replacing and repairing the missing shock absorbers makes more sense.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on August 8th, 2016
Going to the doctor? Be nice to the nurse. Guess why? Because the top level medical and surgical care starts and ends with nursing.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on July 26th, 2016
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A question I am asked a lot is, “I hear clicking and popping in my knee, is this something that I should be concerned about?”
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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A new treatment to replace the entire cartilage surface

Kevin R. Stone · Jonathan R. Pelsis · Scott T. Surrette · Ann W. Walgenbach · Thomas J. Turek