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A Patient from France Consults with Dr. Dennis Lox

May 31, 2016

A patient from France consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for the evaluation and treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Knee stem cell treatments may be a viable option for some patients with underlying knee arthritis. The use of stem cells for the treatment of knee arthritis is not new and is slowly but surely gaining popularity. Stem Cell History Since the 1960’s stem cells were used in bone marrow transplants. It was not clear at the time that the ability to replenish…

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German Man Inquires about Knee Stem Cells

May 25, 2016

A man from Germany consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, about knee stem cell options. Knee stem cells are gaining popularity as more patients begin to understand the various potential applications for stem cells in today’s medical field. A stem cell is a helper cell which aids in tissue repair and regeneration. Most patients seek to prevent knee replacement surgery and improve the functional level. Knee Injuries Athletes with knee injuries can be severely limited in their sports, however, stem cells could…

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MLB Pitcher has Shoulder Labral Stem Cell

May 16, 2016

A Major League Baseball professional pitcher, with a torn shoulder glenoid labrum, had arthroscopic surgery. He returned to play. Many MLB pitchers do not make it back to pitch professionally after shoulder surgery. This pitcher heard about Dr. Lox and what he did for another MLB pitcher with stem cell therapy and upon referral from his trainer saw Dennis M. Lox, MD,. Dr. Lox is an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine and the utilization of stem cells for treating…

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Tennis Player Opts for Stem Cells

May 11, 2016

A tennis player with pain and arthritis in both shoulders consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for stem cell therapy of both shoulders. Typically the dominant shoulder is involved. However, overuse in athletic sports such as Tennis may result in pain in both shoulders. The tennis serves places undue stress on the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff, glenoid labrum, and the subacromial region all are prone to the chronic effects of wear and tear. Impingement syndrome commonly occurs as the rotator…

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Knee Stem Cells 5 years later

May 05, 2016

A patient who had knee stem cells with Dennis M. Lox, MD, 5 years ago, was so pleased with his results he is going to have shoulder stem cells with Dr. Lox. Knee Stem Cells The patient had moderate knee osteoarthritis. He elected to have knee stem cells 5 years ago with Dr. Lox, and his knee pain diminished significantly. Additionally, his functional level improved and he began doing more activities he hadn’t done in years with his knees. Now…

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Football Player In Turkey with AVN

Apr 20, 2016

Avascular Necrosis of The Ankle A football player (Soccer) in Turkey consulted Dr. Lox for Avascular Necrosis (AVN)) of the Talus (Ankle). Dennis M. Lox, MD, has treated many football or in the United States soccer players, with ankle problems. This includes football or soccer players with Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Talus. A football or soccer player who injures the Talus (a bone in the ankle) has difficulty or cannot play their sport. This is especially troublesome for elite…

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Patient from Croatia with Pre-patellar

Apr 15, 2016

A patient from Croatia with pre-patellar bursitis consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for knee stem cells. The pre-patellar bursae are the sac or bursae in front or on top of the kneecap. The old term for this was housemaids knee, as the constant kneeling from doing house chores placed undue strain and irritation upon the pre-patellar bursae. In patients who do not kneel repetitively for work, this may signify another problem. There are many reasons the knee may be swollen.…

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Patient in Dubai with Knee OA

Apr 13, 2016

A patient in Dubai contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for information regarding knee stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox an expert in knee stem cells has treated patients from around the world. Knee problems may be manifested in many ways. Acute injuries such as knee meniscal tears, anterior cruciate ligament tears (ACL), knee sprains, collateral ligament tears and acute knee swelling may occur from sports injury or trauma. Older injuries may be manifested by the development of arthritis (osteoarthritis), prior knee…

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Dr. Lox Discusses Stem Cell Treatments

Apr 05, 2016

  Australia may be down under, but when it comes to stem cells they are front and center. Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in stem cell therapy in athletes and for osteoarthritis treatment, moderated an expert panel on Sports Medicine and Stem Cells. Among the attendees and lecturers were Professor Richard Boyd of Monash University and C. Randall Mills P.h.D. the President and CEO of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), and Rocky S. Tuan P.h.D. of the…

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A Patient with Knee Stem Cells

Mar 30, 2016

Patients may initially be reluctant at first to consider stem cell therapy. As they begin to understand stem cells, they may begin to consider it as a potential option. One patient who already underwent knee stem therapy did so well he returned to have his hip treated. Often patients who are initially wary for knee stem cells may be more wary of a knee joint replacement. These patients may find improvement after a few months and elect to have another…

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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.