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Regrow Your Knee: How a Meniscus Implant Can Encourage Self-Healing

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

The availability of the CMI is good news for people who badly tear their meniscus cartilage. Ideally, meniscus cartilage tears must be repaired and reconstructed when they are freshly diagnosed

Standard Procedure? With Meniscus Surgery There's No Such Thing

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

I believe there is tremendous art to surgery and science to the artistry. I believe that every patient and every problem is unique and that it's important to try to match the surgeon's skills with the patient's needs.

Missing a Meniscus? No Need to Miss Out on an Active Life.

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Many people now suffering can be treated without artificial joint replacement. So don't give up on your knee. It's not over yet.

Keep Your Knees Healthy and Run Forever

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

If you have healthy knees, run, but make sure you run efficiently with a smooth technique involving short strides, mid-foot landing, well-fitting running shoes and soft surfaces. If you have injured knees, repair them, or find the running bliss in other sports, but don't miss out.

Meniscus Repair Helps Prevent Arthritis

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Repairing the arthritic cartilage and replacing the missing meniscus can keep you biologic and help you delay or avoid an artificial knee replacement. In our view, biology trumps bionics any day of the week.

Placebo Surgery: More Effective Than You Think?

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
David H. Newman, M.D.

To be sure, many conditions require surgery, and surgical procedures have contributed to important increases in longevity and quality of life in industrialized settings. But the few sham surgery trials that have been done have likely uncovered the tip of the iceberg.

How to Protect Your Knee to Help Avoid Cartilage Loss and Meniscal Tears

Michael Zazzali | Posted 10.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Zazzali

Meniscal tears can occur from pivoting/cutting over a fixed foot during an athletic event such as soccer or rugby or from trauma such as landing on a flexed or bent knee.

What Yoga Taught Me About The Present Moment

James Brown | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

By letting go of harmful desire, I got more of the physical depth that I'd wanted before, yet the shapes of the poses barely mattered now. What did matter was how good it felt to just be with what is and let go of what isn't.

Meniscal Tears -- A Common Cause of Knee Pain

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Meniscal tears in young athletes can either be repaired or trimmed, but determining which is best is a complex decision-making process.