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It Is Snowing: Are You Ready?

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2015 | Sports
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

El Niño is coming, and California will see a lot of water this winter. If it's cold enough, we'll also have a lot of snow--that deep, wonderful powder that we're all jonesing for. To help keep you upright, here's a brief summary of some of the newer and more controversial points around preventing and treating ski injuries.

Knee Injury? Take Care of All Your Knee Ligaments

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

There are a lot of structures guiding the knee, all of which must be evaluated in any complex knee injury. When you hear about the athlete who injured his ACL, you might ask what else was injured. That answer will determine how well and how soon they return to sports.

Derrick Rose's Season-Ending Injury Explained

Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living

NBA players Derrick Rose and Iman Shumpert both suffered torn ACLs during playoff games Saturday afternoon. The injury not only ends the postseason...

Basketball Season Changed by ACL Tears

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

The Wizards' star Josh Howard and Purdue's forward Robbie Hummel tore their ACLs a few weeks ago on the court, ending their season and potentially changing the fate of their teams' title hopes.

Follow Up -- Innovative MRI Technique Helps Identify Mystery Knee Pain following Knee Replacement

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Recently, a police officer underwent two surgeries including a partial knee replacement . When he walked he had severe pain and would hear a "popping noise." He also had trouble walking, even with a cane.