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Runner with Knee Arthritis Has Knee Stem Cells

Apr 03, 2015

Runner with Knee Arthritis Has Knee Stem Cells. A runner with chronic knee pain under went knee stem cell treatment with Dennis M. Lox, MD,. Th runner had progressive pain and eventually could no onager run. His goal was to remain active, return to some running and avoid a knee replacement surgery. Dr. Lox treats many athletes with knee pain, and often their goal with Stem Cell Therapy is to avoid a total knee joint replacement surgery. Knee arthritis tends…

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A 60-year-old with chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis turned to Dr. Dennis Lox for Stem Cell Therapy.

Apr 02, 2015

Stem Cell Therapy and Knee Pain A 60-year-old female patient who has chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis turned to Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Stem Cell Therapy. Her life was once very athletic playing many sports and having an active lifestyle. Pain, swelling and his inability to be active caused his weight to increase to 305 pounds, which compounded his knee arthritis. The patient traveled from another state after hearing of Dr. Lox and agreeing to his recommendations. Knee stem cells…

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The Many Causes Of Avascular Necrosis (AVN): Dr. Lox Discusses

Apr 01, 2015

Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs from a variety of causes. Dr. Lox sees many patients with AVN for evaluation of stem cell therapy. Avascular necrosis also referred to as osteonecrosis, occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes impaired leading to necrosis or bone cell death. The hip is most frequently encountered, followed by the shoulder, then the knee. Stem cells are becoming a viable treatment option for AVN. The most frequent cause of AVN is trauma. Trauma…

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305 lb. Man Loses 100 lbs., and Knee Pain after Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Mar 31, 2015

A previously athletic man with knee pain and arthritis flew from another state, to treat his arthritic knees with Dennis M. Lox, MD, and Stem Cell Therapy. His youth was spent actively engaging in sports and life. Knee pain, debility, and arthritis (osteoarthritis) slowed him down. His former 205-pound frame had swelled to 305 pounds and he was not happy with his lifestyle or knee pain. Knee osteoarthritis commonly referred to as knee arthritis, is a very common condition in…

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Wrist AVN in Pianist is Problematic: Are Stem Cells an Option?

Mar 30, 2015

When a pianist develops wrist pain it is bad enough but If the pianist develops wrist avascular necrosis (AVN) it is quite severe to continuing to play the piano. Avascular necrosis occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes disrupted leading to ischemia and bone cell death (necrosis). Orthopedic surgeons usually discuss fusion for Wrist AVN treatment. However, the surgical recommendations do not often take into account the desires or goals of the individual patient. If the…

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Dr. Dennis Lox Interviewed for Tampa Bay Sports Radio about Athletes and Stem Cell Therapy

Mar 27, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, Interviewed for Tampa Bay Sports Radio about Athletes and Stem Cell Therapy. Dr. Lox is an expert in the area of Sports and Regenerative Medicine, a field which encompasses stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox treated a former professional football player for the Tampa Bay Bucs, now a co-host on a sports radio show in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. The patient is still very athletic, however as most former professional athletes, especially football players he has…

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Romanian Basketball Player Discusses Knee Stem Cells With Dr. Lox

Mar 23, 2015

A basketball player from Romania who injured her knee meniscus contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for possible knee stem cells. She injured her knee playing basketball and it has failed to respond to conservative rest, physiotherapy, and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections. The athlete is under time constraints as she has not improved in over a month and the playoffs are a month away. She has been advised to have knee surgery and take her chances with recovery. She has…

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The Affect of Running after Stem Cell Therapy

Mar 20, 2015

Often runners wear their knees from a lifetime of sports, injuries or a combination of factors including genetics. Bad knees and hips are not a runners friend. Stem cells may be of benefit for knee and hip pain, however, each patient should discuss their condition with Dr. Lox before and after stem cell treatment. Return to sport is an individual specific decision that should be made with the athlete and doctor to achieve the best possible outcome. Sometimes the goals…

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Options For Hip Pain: Stem Cell Therapy

Mar 19, 2015

Chronic hip pain may be due to a variety of disorders. Stem cells may be of value if a distinct treatable problem is identified as causing the hip pain. Pain that is thought to arise from the hip may actually be referred from another source such as the low back. Properly diagnosing the problem is paramount. The hip may be a source of pain from degenerative osteoarthritis. The head of the femur articulates the pelvis (acetabulum) forming a ball and…

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A Patient From Saudi Arabia Consults Dr. Lox for Knee Stem Cells

Mar 18, 2015

A patient from Saudi Arabia flew into consults Dr. Lox for Knee Stem Cells. He was interested in knee stem cell therapy, as he suffered from knee arthritis and sometime soon would need a knee joint replacement. He explored his options and came to the conclusion that stem cell therapy would be a viable option for him. He reached out to Dr. Lox as he noted his locations in the Washington, D.C. Metro area and the Tampa Florida metro areas…

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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.