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Patient with Knee Stem Cells

Feb 29, 2016

A patient who underwent knee stem cells with Dr. Lox did very well. He even displayed increased cartilage growth as demonstrated on repeat knee x-Rays. He did have persistence of difficulty with his hip. His hip X-rays were much worse and did not respond to hip stem cell therapy. His condition was complicated by obesity, and the additional strain of being 100 pounds overweight was an obvious detriment. This fact had led his orthopedic surgeons to be reluctant to consider…

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Stem Cells For Hip Pain

Feb 17, 2016

Stem cells for hip pain may be used for a variety of different reasons. Dr. Lox is an expert in the use of stem cells for hip pain and other musculoskeletal disorders. Stem cells are our own natural repair cells and with proper application may be a useful strategy for chronic hip pain. Dr. Lox has treated patients from young to older individuals with varying degrees of hip problems. Stem cells for hip pain may be used for many such…

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Feb 15, 2016

Knee osteoarthritis or arthritis is a common disorder. Arthritis afflicts greater than 50% of all adults greater than 60. The knee is second only to the low back in a frequency of occurrence of arthritis. For this reason, alternative treatments such as stem cell therapy are gaining in popularity as more patients wish to avoid knee replacement, and remain active later in life. Stem cells may exert their effect by modulating the inflammatory cascade. Knee joint degeneration is under many…

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Riverside California Patient with Knee Pain

Feb 12, 2016

A patient in Riverside, California consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for knee pain and the possibility of using stem cell therapy as a treatment. The concepts made sense to the patient. There is no substitute for quality time spent educating and discussing a patients care. Dr. Lox, who practices Sports and Regenerative Medicine in Beverly Hills, California and Tampa Bay, Florida sees patients from all over the country and world. Dr. Lox has helped pioneer the use of stem cell…

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Elbow Pain in a Professional Baseball

Feb 01, 2016

Professional baseball pitchers frequently injure their pitching arms. Two frequent sites are the shoulder and elbow. Pitching places great stress on the arm. The extreme motion combined with the high velocity necessary to pitch in the major leagues places the arm under significant stress. Tommy John surgery is often not successful. Some elite pitchers return to sport and flourish, others do not. When a professional baseball pitcher fails to improve, this often ends their career. If a baseball pitcher loses…

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A Patient From Mexico with Hip Arthritis

Jan 27, 2016

A patient from Mexico consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for hip arthritis or osteoarthritis (OA). Unlike rheumatoid arthritis, which is an autoimmune disease, osteoarthritis or generalized arthritis may be multifactorial. Previously osteoarthritis (OA) was felt to be a disorder of wear and tear or life events. We now know osteoarthritis (OA) or arthritis of the hip, knee, spine and other joints is more complicated. There may be a genetic component. Trauma predisposes to the development of OA. Trauma may be…

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Surfer Doing Great After Knee Stem Cells

Jan 21, 2016

A California surfer who underwent knee stem cell therapy for a meniscal tear, reported great improvement a month after having stem cell therapy. Surfing is a skill sport, and having good knee mobility without pain or swelling is important. So when a surfer continued to have knee pain after being diagnosed with a knee meniscal tear his research led him to knee stem cell therapy. He was interested in an approach that allowed his body to try and heal itself…

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Oklahoma Patient Flys back

Jan 18, 2016

A patient with knee pain and arthritis, flew from Oklahoma to see Dennis M. Lox, MD, in his Tampa Bay, Florida office for knee stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox treats patients from all other the country, and all over the world in his Tampa Bay, Florida office, and his Beverly Hills, California office. Dr. Lox has gathered a reputation for treating not only difficult and complicated patients, but his experience in treating patients of all ages, sizes, shapes, and even…

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Hollywood TV Crew Operator

Jan 15, 2016

A Hollywood television crew operator sustained a torn knee meniscus. It continued to bother him despite conservative treatment measures. Rather than face knee surgery, he researched knee stem cell treatment and chose Dr. Lox for his knee stem cells. He decided he would rather choose this route and if he could avoid knee surgery this was his desired course. He knew he could always have knee surgery in the future, but was aware of research associating knee surgery too early…

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Professional Football Player with Chronic Knee Pain

Jan 13, 2016

A professional Football player with chronic knee pain is no rarity. In fact, knee injuries are a feared element of the game. Some very elite professional Football players never completely return to top form after a knee injury, while others do. Some have turned to stem cells therapy. One professional Football player injured his knee on the field. He had knee surgery, but his pain and swelling did not subside. Eventually, he was released by the team. He sought various…

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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.