Listen to what some of our patients have to say about the procedures they have received.
Regarding platelet-rich plasma or stem cell therapy: Neither statements nor treatments have been evaluated by the FDA. We do not claim that these treatments work for any listed or unlisted condition. Patient testimonials offer only the patient’s impression of how a therapy worked for them – individual results will vary; results are not guaranteed nor warranteed. As you consider any treatment, discuss them with your physician.
Ron N – Platelet-Rich Plasma for Osteoarthritis in Knees
Alan D – Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoarthrosis in Knees
Cynthia K – Stem Cell Therapy for Torn Meniscus
Gary L – Stem Cell Therapy for Rotator Cuff Injury
Richard C – Platelet-Rich Plasma for Torn Bisceps Muscle
Pat D – After first PRP injection to her knee
Pat D – After second PRP injection to her knee
Brenda G – PRP injection to her Sacroiliac joint
“I haven’t felt this good in 10 years,” Brenda G. told Dr. Dennis Lox at an August 2010 office visit.
Brenda has suffered since 1978 with chronic cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral pain, and has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative arthritis, as well as fibromyalgia and lupus. Medication therapy has been the primary therapy for her pain relief – up until meeting Dr. Lox in early May 2010.
After learning Brenda’s history, Dr. Lox conducted several diagnostic tests and recommended platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in her sacroiliac.
Brenda received the procedure in late May 2010.
Brenda has been extremely pleased with the results of the PRP injections. “I haven’t felt this good in 10 years,” she said. Because of the pain she has endured, Brenda also told Dr. Lox, “It feels like I’ve wasted the best years of my life.”
A woman with 20 years as a ballerina, suffered for six months from a painful foot injury involving the toe joints. This injury prevented her from dancing and participating in other sports. She was treated with platelet-rich plasma matrix graft. One month after treatment, she was pain-free and able to dance in a recital.
Vince a physician, sought stem cell therapy as an alternative to knee joint replacement. 10 years of chronic knee pain resulted in a diminishing activity level. His passion for scuba diving was being affected. Due to arthritis he was told he needed a knee replacement. 16 months after the procedure he reports he is “feeling great.” The swelling and pain have resolved, and he is back doing what he enjoys…diving.
Jim a professional football player, remained with knee swelling and stiffness after knee surgery for two years. His symptoms were gone 1 week after treatment.
Brenda a 73 year old with 20 years of severe debilitating back pain after a fall, is now approaching 3 years of being pain free. She still has arthritis complaints in other areas, however she states, “the pain I suffered from in my back caused me to take an early retirement. I wish I could have had this treatment years ago”.
Alan a soccer player with prior unsuccessful knee meniscal surgery and prp turned to stem cell therapy as an alternative therapy, as he was unable to run or play soccer. Having undergone the treatment he states, “I am doing great and happy with the results.”2 years after the procedure he is still playing soccer.
Kim a ballerina, had been unable to dance for 6 months due to severe foot pain.A month after treatment she returned to ballet with no pain.
Tony a 70 year old with a longstanding knee pain and arthritis began having loss of mobility and was unable to walk any great distance. Trying to avoid surgery he sought stem cell therapy as an alternative option. 1 year after treatment he remains pain free and has returned to walking in his hobby as an outdoor photographer. He notes, ” I have no pain whatsoever.”
Bob a physician with a torn meniscus did not improve after knee surgery. He is a multiple sport athlete and was unable to engage in a variety of exercises and sports. 6 months after treatment he has returned a variety of physical exercises and states he is, “very pleased and has made significant improvement.” His overall fitness level has dramatically improved.
Paul a collegiate basketball player with non-resolving hip pain returned to play 1 month after receiving prp treatment.
Al an elite tennis player with hip AVN and arthritis desired to continue tournament play for an additional year. He returned to successful tournament play after the procedure. His hip has remained stable for over 18 months.