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Avascular Necrosis of the Hip

May 25, 2017

What is Hip AVN? Dennis M. Lox, MD, a stem cell expert has been treating Avascular Necrosis (AVN) for many years with stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox has seen nearly every type of AVN, in different joints and with different underlying causes. Preventing joint replacement is a desirable goal in many sports and Dr. Lox has treated many athletes with stem cell therapy for Avascular Necrosis. The most common cause of AVN of the hip is trauma. Medical disorders such…

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Volleyball Player states she is 100% at 6 months after Knee Stem Cells

May 22, 2017

A patient presented to Dr. Lox who was experiencing extended knee pain. The volleyball player decided on knee stem cell therapy and 6 months later reports 100% improvement. Dr. Lox has treated many athletes with stem cell therapy. When knee pain precludes an athlete from continued sports participation despite conservation measures they are often left with surgical opinions or seeking alternative treatment measures. This athlete chose to have Dr. Lox perform knee stem cell therapy. Stem cell therapy is gaining…

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Thumb arthritis in a Hairstylist Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

May 19, 2017

Dr. Lox has treated numerous hairstylist with thumb arthritis with stem cell therapy. The constant repetitive motions incurred with styling and using scissors for cutting often over time leads to thumb degenerative osteoarthritis. Dr. Lox has treated hairstylists from all over the country for their thumbs. This problem can lead to a loss of their job due to the pain and debility associated with this problem. Some hairstylists own their own salon creating an even greater burden. This has led…

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Kung Fu Master Opts For Shoulder Pain, Supraspinatus Tear and Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

May 18, 2017

Dr. Lox has treated many martial artists with stem cell therapy. It is interesting to see the older wiser ones who are unassuming, and one would never know that they are highly trained individuals. They are mild-mannered and would rather walk away from trouble than create a problem. This 60-year-old patient was very interesting as well. He was an undefeated high school wrestler, who turned down a college scholarship to wrestle at Nebraska. Instead, he wanted to make money right…

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Stem Cells, Athletes and AVN

May 15, 2017

Athletes Affected by AVN Athletes are prone to many types of injuries. Athletes are also turning towards stem cells for a variety of injury treatments. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) occurs when a region of bone dies due to lack of blood flow. This predisposes the area of necrotic bone to degenerate quickly. This can end an athletes career and has ended many players careers. The most famous case was Bo Jackson the professional football and baseball player. Bo Jackson developed hip…

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Canadian with Hip Arthritis has Stem Cells with Dr. Lox in Beverly Hills

May 12, 2017

A Canadian who lives in Western Canada flew to see Dr. Lox in his Beverly Hills, California office for hip stem cells. The woman had suffered from hip pain for several years. She had tried conservative measures but to no avail. She investigated hip stem cells after reading about Dennis M. Lox, MD,. After consultation with Dr. Lox, she elected to proceed with hip stem cell therapy. Hip arthritis may develop from a variety of causes. These may include prior…

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Los Angeles Man with Wrist Injury Treats with Dr. Lox for Stem Cell Therapy

May 10, 2017

A patient with wrist cartilage tear consults Dennis M. Lox, MD, for stem cell therapy.  After sustaining a left wrist injury a 30-year-old male investigated stem cell treatment with Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a world renown expert in the field of stem cell therapy.  Dr. Lox explained to the patient how he had recently treated Hall of fame professional football linebacker Derrick Brooks for a similar injury.  The patient opted to undergo stem cell therapy with Dennis M. Lox, MD,…

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Canadian Hockey has Knee Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

May 08, 2017

A Canadian Hockey player traveled to have knee stem cell treatment because of several knee injuries over the years. These injuries included a meniscus tear and knee arthroscopic surgery. He began having increasing difficulty skating and playing hockey, so he decided upon stem cell therapy after hearing about Dr. Lox. After his knee stem cell therapy knee pain and swelling diminished. Dr. Lox advised him about timelines for a return to sport and his activity level after the stem cell…

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A Patient Flies From Bangladesh For Treatment with Dr. Lox For Knee Stem Cells.

May 03, 2017

Dr. Lox treats patients around the globe with stem cell therapy for different types of orthopedic and sports medicine problems. One patient traveled from Bangladesh for stem cell therapy because of constant knee pain. The patient was amazed at the simplicity of the procedure and how thorough Dr. Lox was in answering all his questions. There is no one size fits all approach that should be employed, Dr. Lox promotes individualized treatment for everyone and believes in quality patient care. The science…

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A Golfer with Knee Pain Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

May 01, 2017

Dennis M. Lox, MD, a leading stem cell expert, has treated many athletes, including golfers with stem cell therapy. Golfers may be afflicted with many ailments, not just golfers elbow. A particular golfer who was complaining of persistent knee pain presented to Dr. Lox as conservative treatment such as rest, anti-inflammatory medications, cortisone, and hyaluronic acid injections were not effective. The golfer was told he had knee arthritis and would eventually need a knee replacement. This was not what he…

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About the Author

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.