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Kevin Stone (Dr. Stone)
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Injury to joint tissues used to be thought of in primarily mechanical terms. Torn ligaments led to instability; a torn meniscus led to arthritis, both from the window wiper effect of the tissue in the joint and the force concentration from losing the shock absorber; impact injuries led to bone and cartilage death.

We now understand that this thinking was far too narrow.

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To help you find a good physical therapist, here’s a guide to what we look for when hiring PTs, outlining the skills we expect them to bring to the patient and to the doctor.

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How can we get new and improved devices for our patients and find out whether they actually work? The answer lies in a non-intuitive combination of relaxing the rules for approving medical devices while strengthening the requirement to report any problems.

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Why is it that the fun and satisfaction of participating in sports overwhelms our recognition that they could significantly destroy our body, be it the knee or the brain? The answer, I believe, is that as athletes we just can't comprehend the impact of the damage. 

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May 2015 bring you head-to-toe fitness!

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If you want to train to become a better athlete, the ideal method is the simple #squat exercise.

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In 1995, we hired an early CrossFit leader, Eva Twardokens, to come and teach our physical therapy team the CrossFit techniques of efficient training. We modified the standard CrossFit program to suit an injured patient and the rehabilitation environment and developed a total body recovery program with the goal of returning people to a state better than they were before they were injured. 
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