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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Recent news stories proclaiming meniscus surgery to be useless miss the point, due to outdated information.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
Do you want to live forever? Immortality may already be here — though not in the form we might have imagined.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on July 19th, 2016
Arthritis is preventable. Yet until recently most people thought it was inevitable. Here are some examples of how to best treat your injured knee.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on July 12th, 2016
Hard to reach, the Posterior Cruciate Ligament was often ignored or left ruptured after injury. New techniques now permit effective reconstruction.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on July 5th, 2016
Does “Big Data” equal Big Health Care—or just a Big Mess?
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on June 28th, 2016
The knee can be a strange orchestra, producing a bewildering variety of sounds. Dr. Kevin R. Stone provides a key for interpreting the notes of the knee symphony and understanding the messages the knee is trying to send you.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on June 21st, 2016
Live long and let your joints prosper. Well-managed exercise—even running—can have real benefits for those with arthritic knee pain or joint replacement.
Posted by Kevin R. Stone, M.D on June 14th, 2016
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We like to do everything possible to rebuild the knee joint with biologic tissues rather than artificial materials to help delay the time in which an artificial joint replacement is necessary.
You, Inc
Ever consider presenting yourself to a Fitness Venture Capitalist as an investment? If you do, the investor will, of course, want to know what your “personal fitness business plan” is. Have you ever even heard of one? Now that you have, this is the time to get it together and invest in yourself.
What Zuckerberg Should Have Said
Mark Zuckerberg should have taught the American Congress the primary fact of digital life: All things digital are public. Here is the lesson.
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.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets.

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