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Growth Factors Provide Healing Effect in Platelet-Rich Plasma

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Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a regenerative medicine procedure that focuses on utilizing the growth factors to create a healing response.  This has been incorporated in musculoskeletal medicine to treat muscle, tendon, ligament, and arthritic conditions.  The growth factors present in PRP have a variety of mechanisms to create healing response in the body.  Various inflammatory chemicals that are found as a reaction to chronic joint abnormalities from tears to degeneration can irritate joint surfaces.  The growth factors that are present in PRP can negate this negative influence and also work locally on the tissues to signal other positive cell responses to create the healing effect.  This is a powerful tool to treat chronic pain and dysfunction in a much more sophisticated and scientific method rather than relying on old‑fashioned remedies such as anti-inflammatories, cortisone injections, and relative rest.  The problem with allowing these inflammatory problems to continue to occur with underlying joint disorders leads to a progressive degenerative phenomena resulting in erosive arthritis.  Incorporating the potential healing effects of the growth factors from platelet-rich plasma or PRP is a significant step towards effective treatment.


Dennis M. Lox, MD, serves patients in the greater Tampa Bay area, including, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa, New Port Richey, Sarasota, and Spring Hill. He has been pleased to accommodate the needs of patients throughout Florida, the United States, the Western Hemisphere, and Europe, as well. Located in the 33765 and 33765 areas, our offices can be reached at (727) 462-5582 (Clearwater) and (727) 817-1909 (New Port Richey). Call to schedule your visit today.

About Dennis M. Lox, M.D.

Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or have arthritis from aging, Dr. Lox can help.

Dennis M. Lox, M.D. is an internationally renown Sports and Regenerative Medicine specialist. Dr. Lox incorporates Regenerative Medicine techniques such as cell science applications, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), and Tissue Engineering aspects, to help patients from around the world with a vast array of problems. Dr. Lox is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Lox lectures extensively and has edited two PM&R textbooks, the prestigious A State of the Art Review (Star) on Low Back Pain, and Soft Tissue Injuries: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Dennis M. Lox, M.D. maintains an active practice in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, and in Beverly Hills, California.

Is Regenerative Medicine Therapy Right For You?

People who haven't found meaningful pain relief should schedule a personal consultation with Dennis M. Lox, MD, to learn if innovative regenerative medicine therapy can be beneficial.

Dr. Lox Provides Stem Cell Therapy in Tampa Bay, FL and Los Angeles, CA

Call our office in Clearwater, FL or Beverly Hills, CA to schedule a consultation with renowned sports and regenerative medicine specialist Dr. Dennis Lox. Find out how you can experience pain relief and get back to your daily life with the help of innovative and customized cutting-edge treatments.

Clearwater, Florida Office

2030 Drew St.
Clearwater, FL 33765
(727) 462-5582

Beverly Hills, California Office

450 N Roxbury Dr. #602
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 975-7033

*DISCLAIMER: Like all medical procedures, those performed by Dr. Dennis Lox have a success and failure rate. Patient reviews and testimonials on this site should not be interpreted as a statement on the effectiveness of our treatments for anyone else.

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