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Kevin R Stone

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Preventive Healthcare For The Joints

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Kevin R Stone At Stone Clinic we’re often asked, “What can I do to preserve my knees?” The answer: don’t get hurt. Knees can go forever, providing their cartilage and ligaments stay intact. “But how do I not… via TOI Blog More »

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Skiing with arthritis

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Kevin R Stone Arthritis used to end people’s skiing lives. No longer. Current non-operative therapies, as well as operative repairs, now have people on the slopes into their 90s. Here are the reasons why: Arthritis of the knee and hip are the most common aches... More »

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Statistics vs success

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Kevin R Stone Which are you: a statistic or a person with a problem? If you ask the government, or many of the “managed” health care plans, you are seen as a “life”—as in, how many “lives” will be treated and at what cost? If you ask a doctor who has your best... More »

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Conservative Care Vs Operative Care

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Kevin R Stone The choice to operate—or not to operate—is a daily decision that all surgeons go through and that all injured patients face. At times, operative care can actually be more conservative than non-operative care, notably in cases where the injury is ... More »

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Weight gain for the too thin

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Kevin R Stone Too thin, too little muscle, too lean, too stressed; all describe many of my most driven athletes. What’s the best way to gain muscle and improve performance? Here are my five top tips: Stress. It is impossible to gain muscle without adding dispr... More »

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Streaming Stem Cells

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Kevin R Stone Yes, you can stream Netflix—and your body can stream stem cells. In fact, this is the up-to-the-minute thinking about how stem cells work. Here is the latest from the recent International Cartilage Repair Society meeting on stem cells, growth fac... More »

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Streaming stem cells

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Kevin R Stone Yes, you can stream Netflix—and your body can stream stem cells. In fact, this is the up-to-the-minute thinking about how stem cells work. Here is the latest from the recent International Cartilage Repair Society meeting on stem cells, growth fac... More »

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Pre-season fitness training

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Kevin R Stone Pre-season-whether ski season, basketball, volleyball, or any vigorous sport season-has two goals. The first is to perform better; the second, to reduce injury. What is your program? Here is how to think about it. Most people don’t train-but all ... More »

What is a partial knee replacement?

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Kevin R Stone The knee is generally divided into three components: the medial, the lateral, and the patellofemoral. The medial is the inside of the knee, the lateral is by the fibula (the long, thin bone in the lower leg, parallel to the tibia), and the patell... More »

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What is a partial knee replacement?

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Kevin R Stone The knee is generally divided into three components: the medial, the lateral, and the patellofemoral. The medial is the inside of the knee, the lateral is by the fibula (the long, thin bone in the lower leg, parallel to the tibia), and the patell... More »

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Failed surgeries

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Kevin R Stone News flash: Surgery doesn’t always work. The most important thing I tell my patients is that any effort to make a person better might make them worse. There are a host of complex reasons for a surgical failure. Sometimes, it’s a combination of fa... More »

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One Thing

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Kevin R Stone After completing a project—large or small—try asking yourself (and your team) these questions: What is one thing you learned from this experience? What is one thing that went right, one thing that went wrong, and why?   These “one thing” question... More »