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University President Has Hip Stem Cells With Dr. Lox

Apr 23, 2019

  Dr. Lox has treated many types of patients. Their occupation is important to consider, as well as outside interests and goals.  This 63-year-old distinguished gentleman was a University President with an English Literature background. Not manual labor. Obviously lots of committee meetings. Did he walk the University Campus? Have a special parking lot? Yes to both questions. Hip Pain and Hip Degenerative Arthritis or Osteoarthritis Hip pain may arise from many causes in patients. A careful history, physical examination,…

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65 Year Old Obstacle Course Racer with Shoulder Pain

Apr 19, 2019

Shoulder Pain and Sports When a 65-year-old lifelong athlete hurt his shoulder, he went the traditional route saw an orthopedic surgeon and got a shoulder MRI. The MRI revealed a glenoid labral tear and a tear of the long head of the biceps. He was told he needed surgery to repair his shoulder, but there were no guarantees at his age, and he might not return to sports with his shoulder.  Oh, and by the way, it may lead to…

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A North Carolina Woman with Lupus, AVN Hips, now AVN Shoulder

Apr 18, 2019

A North Carolina Woman with Lupus, AVN Hips, now AVN Shoulder AVN is complicated enough, adding Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, long term corticosteroid usage, and multi-joint AVN to the equation makes it far more complicated. Especially when both hips have been replaced due to advanced AVN, and now the AVN is in the shoulders. This is the history a 46-year-old North Carolina woman gave to Dr. Lox. Not an easy story, but nothing new to Dr. Lox. The Problem with Systemic…

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Shoulder Dislocation, Labral Tear and Brachial Plexus Injury

Apr 17, 2019

Dr. Lox on Shoulder Dislocation and Trauma Sometimes things run in spurts. Including diagnoses. Recently Dr. Lox saw multiple shoulder dislocations in a week. All different causes. Some were sports injuries, while others were just bad luck traumatic injuries. All had shoulder labral tears as a result of the shoulder dislocation. One was extremely severe.  It included nerve injury to the brachial plexus. Shoulder Dislocation and Labral Tears The shoulder is held in place by cartilage covering known as the…

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Kentucky Veterinarian / Medical Stem Cell Treatment Seminar

Apr 15, 2019

Human and Veterinary Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Science In 2012 a Veterinarian medicine seminar was held to discuss stem cell science and provided state of the art expertise on spinal cord injuries, organ diseases, neurological problems and of course orthopedic conditions. One area not currently developing in veterinary medicine is plastic surgical applications like facelifts. Another facet of stem cell treatments and regenerative medicine are the options and applications as alternatives to surgery. Healing Horses with Stem Cell Therapy…

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A Week In the Life of a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Doctor

Apr 11, 2019

A Week In the Life of a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Doctor Not all weeks are the same for Dennis M. Lox M.D., a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert. Dr. Lox sees patients from all over the world, and some have quite unusual stories. This week was very sports oriented, with a lot of different martial artists. Dr. Lox’s schedule just works that way some times, there are many different types of Sports and Regenerative Medicine patients. Once…

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Ex-Football Player has Knee Stem Cells

Apr 07, 2019

Ex-Football Player has Knee Stem Cells A 400-pound ex-collegiate football player consulted Dr. Lox for Knee stem cells. His goal was knee pain relief. He was initially interested in weight loss, and the effect on pressure on his knees. After many questions, he decided on a combined Regenerative Medicine approach, along with a comprehensive exercise and weight loss program.  Dennis M. Lox M.D. treats athletes, and non-athletes alike with knee stem cells who desire knee pain relief, and a better…

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Hip AVN or Osteonecrosis: Dennis Lox M.D.

Apr 06, 2019

Hip AVN or Osteonecrosis: Dennis Lox M.D. Hip Avascular necrosis (AVN) is also referred to as osteonecrosis. Dennis Lox M.D. is an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, with special expertise in AVN or Osteonecrosis. The hip is the most commonly affected joint with AVN.  Trauma, including sports injuries, leads the list of causes. What is AVN or Osteonecrosis? Avascular necrosis is a disorder of bone. It occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes impaired. This…

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Shoulder Dislocation Labral Tear After Falling Off A Horse in The Grand Canyon

Apr 05, 2019

Shoulder Labral Tears and Shoulder Dislocation Traumatic falls with an outstretched arm can sometimes do a lot of damage to a variety of structures. A patient was taking a guided tour on horseback through the Grand Canyon. Unexpectedly, he was thrown from the horse. During his fall his right dominant arm was outstretched and injured. He immediately knew it was dislocated. It relocated back in place when he moved it. The pain was intense. In order for a shoulder to…

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The Truth About Localization with Image Guidance

Apr 03, 2019

Localization with Image Guidance Dennis M. Lox M.D. has been doing musculoskeletal injections for decades.  He even is a go-to Regenerative Medicine expert for countless medical doctors over the years that trust his knowledge and experience. One Rheumatologist even stated, “ doc you give good shots”. The meaning was simple. If you know what you are doing, it doesn’t necessarily hurt. If you don’t care and are in a rush or brutal, it can be very unpleasant.  Having used Fluoroscopy…

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About the Author

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.