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Knee Pain and Injuries

Jun 29, 2015

The knee may be injured from a variety of causes. The two most common problems encountered in the knee are osteoarthritis and meniscal tears. Other frequent problems of the knee include ligament sprains and tears, bursitis, and anterior cruciate ligament tears (ACL). If the blood supply to the surrounding bone is disrupted, leading to a loss of circulation, then that region of bone cells may die (necrosis). The term avascular necrosis refers to this phenomenon. Avascular: loss of blood supply…

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A Washington D.C. Patient Travels For Knee Stem Cells

Jun 17, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Specialist often sees patients from far away. A Washington D.C. Patient with knee arthritis decided not to wait for Dr. Lox to come to the Washington D.C. Metro area, he elected to fly to Florida and have a beach vacation after his knee stem cell treatment. Dr. Lox has many patients that opt for the stem cell- beach gets away weekend. Many patients are delighted that after having knee stem cell…

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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of The Hip Treated with Stem Cells

Jun 15, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, is an expert in the evaluation and treatment of avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hip with stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox is an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine and has treated many types of AVN including the hip, with stem cell therapy. The hip is the most common joint afflicted with AVN. Avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes impaired, leading to bone cell death or necrosis.…

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Hip Arthritis: Stem Cell Therapy in Beverly Hills

Jun 04, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, treats hip arthritis (osteoarthritis or OA) in his Beverly Hills, California office with stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox is an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine. Stem cell treatments are a part of Regenerative Medicine, and Sports injuries are common to all age groups including those with hip arthritis. Hip and knee pain are especially common after age 60. Over half of every American is afflicted with arthritis. California is the country’s most populous state and…

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Chicago Stem Cell Symposium Dr. Dennis Lox Athletes and Arthritis

May 26, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, and Dr. Susan Chubinskya of RUSH University in Chicago presented on cartilage and osteoarthritis problems in Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Chubinskya is a leading authority and researcher on cartilage repair mechanisms. Dr. Lox invited Dr. Chubinskya to present the basic science foundation and research into arthritis repair mechanisms and treatment approaches. Dennis M. Lox, MD, then followed with Athletes and Stem Cells an approach he has experience in a leading Sports and Regenerative Medicine physician. Dr. Lox…

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Knee AVN in a Mexican Soccer Player: Stem Cell Opinion with Dr. Lox

May 20, 2015

Knee AVN in a soccer player is difficult. The use of stem cells to treat AVN has been utilized, and Dennis M. Lox, MD, a stem cell expert has treated soccer players with knee AVN, and other types of AVN before. Dr. Lox has employed stem cell treatments to keep these soccer players on the field. Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes impaired, in this case the knee. This results in bone…

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Ankle AVN Stem Cell Injections For Sports Injuries

May 07, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine specialist has treated athletes with ankle avascular necrosis (AVN) from a variety of different sports. Avascular necrosis (AVN) can occur following trauma in sports injuries. AVN occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone is disrupted which leads to an area of bone cell death or necrosis. AVN is significant in that the area of necrosis can collapse resulting in a rapid secondary degenerative arthritis. This joint destruction often…

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Hip Pain: New Frontiers with Stem Cell Therapy

May 05, 2015

Hip pain may occur from many sources. Hip arthritis or osteoarthritis may result in degeneration of the hip joint this may result in being told a hip joint replacement is necessary. Stem cell therapy and stem cell injections for the hip may be an option for some patients who suffer from chronic hip pain. The hip is a ball and socket type of joint, loss of hip mobility due to arthritis can be disabling. Some patients have silent wear and…

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Dr. Lox discusses Stem Cells in Athletes

May 04, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, lectured in Chicago at a Stem Cell Symposium. Dr. Lox presented on Athletes and Stem Cells. This was an international stem cell symposium attended by researchers from around the world. Dr. Lox presented various case studies including athletes with knee problems, failed knee surgery in professional athletes, and avascular necrosis (AVN). Professional athletes who do not improve after knee surgery often are released by their team. Treatments which may…

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Canadian with Bilateral Knee Osteoarthritis Chooses Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox

Apr 27, 2015

A Canadian with bilateral knee osteoarthritis choose to travel to see Dr. Lox for knee stem cell therapy instead of waiting for the Canadian’s healthcare recommendation to receive total knee joint replacement. Only 6 months after receiving bilateral knee stem cell therapy the patient felt so good he did not need his knee joint replaced. Dr. Lox observes that some countries are not embracing alternative technology that will alleviate pain and suffering. For many patients avoiding surgical recovery and potential complications,…

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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.