Athletes Turning Toward PRP and Stem Cell Therapy
Athletes are also at the cutting edge of medical treatment. Platelet Rich Plasma, also known as PRP, and Stem Cell Therapy are Regenerative Medicine procedures that have become popular as more elite athletes have been known to turn towards these procedures as non-surgical solutions.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell therapies have been used to treat many disorders from knee, hip, shoulder, ankle, wrist and even the spine. The goal of regenerative medicine procedures is to aid in the healing process or assist in faster healing. By using the bodies own growth factors in the PRP, or your own stem cells modern medicine is emerging into a new realm of treatment for pro and amateur athletes alike.
Dennis M. Lox, MD, serves patients in the greater Tampa Bay area, including, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa, New Port Richey, Sarasota, Orlando 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 area, our office can be reached at (727) 462-5582.
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.