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A Cricket and Soccer Player from Bermuda Has Knee Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox

Knee Stem Cells
A soccer player from Bermuda has Knee Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

A retired cricket and soccer player from Bermuda traveled to see Dennis M. Lox M.D. for knee regenerative therapy.  He was very interested in the science of stem cells and was interested in treating with Dr. Lox.  This patient was also a member of the Bermuda Parliament. He had led a very physically active sports life and the wear on his knees was evident. His goal was to diminish pain and avoid total knee replacement therapy. He had gained weight due to inactivity, which complicated his clinical course. However, he was committed to change his lifestyle in order to obtain the best clinical response from the regenerative therapy.  Nadal wished to move forward with knee stem cell injections.

Dr. Lox, A Knee Pain Relief Expert

Dr. Lox treats patients from all over the world with a variety of musculoskeletal problems.   Knee pain is a commonly seen complaint in athletes. This is due partly to sporting injuries, and also as they age the stress of their sport exerts a toll on their knees.  Degenerative osteoarthritis or knee arthritis, as it is commonly known, is seen in athletes.  Injuries can accelerate the development of knee arthritis, and knee surgery can accelerate knee arthritis as well.  This places athletes in a higher risk for early knee arthritis.  Certain sports, especially running and cutting sports are more prone to knee injuries.

Athletes and Knee Pain

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Professional athletes seek knee stem cell injections.

Many aging athletes who develop knee arthritis are researching stem cells, and Regenerative medicine as a treatment option for knee replacement surgery. Diminishing knee pain and improving quality of life are very worthwhile goals for patients seeking alternatives to knee surgery and knee replacement. Athletes involved in cutting sports such as cricket, soccer, football, basketball, and tennis are prone to knee injuries. Even professional athletes have sought knee pain relief with alternatives to knee surgery, through knee stem cell injections. Knee pain relief is essential for returning to full competition as an elite athlete. Athletes are prone to trauma, which accelerate knee arthritis development and leads to knee surgery. Knee surgery will provide knee pain relief and allow the athlete to return to their sport, however many athletes at the elite level are unable to return to their sport.

Rafael Nadal Knee Stem Cell Therapy
Rafael Nadal in 2017.

Rafael Nadal had tried Platelet Rich Plasma multiple times between tennis tournaments for his nagging knee pain.  In 2012, he elected to have knee stem cell therapy. A year later, Nadal ranked number 1 in the World.  Tennis is a grueling sport on the knees and when you are best in the world, you do not take chances on a treatment that may make you worse.  To remain World number 1 at 32 years of age in a young man’s sport is not only a testament to his will, but speaks volumes of his decision to seek alternatives to knee surgery with Regenerative Medicine and stem cell scientific applications.

Alternatives to Knee Surgery: Stem Cell Injection

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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.

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If you haven't found joint relief should schedule a personal consultation with Dennis M. Lox, M.D., to learn if you are able to get joint relief without the need for invasive surgery.

Stem Cell Therapy in Clearwater, FL and Beverly Hills, CA

Dr. Lox treats the Tampa Bay Metro Area including Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa , Pinellas Park, Palm Harbor, Orlando and Sarasota as well as the Los Angeles Metro Area including Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.

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Clearwater, Florida Office

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

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Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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