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Tennis Player with Rotator Cuff Tear To Operate or Stem Cells?

Jan 23, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, is a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert and has treated his share of Tennis players with shoulder problems. The most frequent complaints are supraspinatus tears (one of the 4 rotator cuff tendons), impingement syndrome, and glenoid Labrum tears. All difficult surgeries, painful with lengthy recoveries. Not good for getting on the court soon. When consulted by a tennis player Dr. Lox recommended a good rehabilitation program. It does pay to have the best in this regard,…

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Stem Cells in a Jai Alai Player with a Knee Meniscal Tear

Jan 21, 2015

Stem cell treatments are most commonly done in sports medicine for knee problems. Most all athletes use their knees, some sports are more prone to knee injuries. Knee meniscal tears are common in sports. Jai Alai is a racquet sports derivation. Jai Alai requires running, stopping and pivoting similar to most racquet type sports. A Jai Alai player with a knee meniscal tear presented for treatment with Dennis M. Lox, MD, for treatment with stem cells. Dr. Lox has treated…

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Austrailan with Osteoarthritis of the Neck and Back Consults Dr. Lox

Jan 19, 2015

Austrailan with Osteoarthritis of the Neck and Back Consults Dr. Lox that was suffering from chronic neck and back pain decided to fly to the United States and have Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox. The patient was against having a spinal fusion as recommended to him. He researched regenerative medicine and Stem Cell Therapy. After an initial consultation with Dr. Lox, it was decided he would proceed with the Stem Cell therapy. Using x-ray assisted guidance the patient’s pain generator…

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Dr. Dennis Lox Speaks at National Conference on Stem Cells for Osteoarthritis.

Jan 19, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, Speaks at National Conference on Stem Cells for Osteoarthritis. The conference held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, detailed cutting-edge aspects of aging, inflammation and stem cells. Dr. Lox presented on our current knowledge of the science behind the degenerative cascade and the role that stem cells may provide in the spectrum of early and advanced degenerative osteoarthritis. Dr. Lox frequently speaks at the national and international level. The use of stem cells has been…

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Stem Cell Treatment for Avascular Necrosis (AVN)

Jan 13, 2015

Stem Cell Treatment for Avascular Necrosis (AVN), often referred to as osteonecrosis has been used as an alternative to surgery in cases. Indeed several clinical trials around the world are underway to examine this. However, the use of stem cells for AVN is not new. Microfracture or core decompression has been used for years. This surgical technique involves drilling multiple holes into the bone which releases bone marrow into the area. This has several disadvantages. One it is painful and…

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Puerto rican with Severe Knee Arthritis Consults Dr. Lox for Stem Cells

Jan 12, 2015

Puerto Rican with Severe Knee Arthritis Consults Dr. Lox for Stem Cells for evaluation of treating her knees with Stem Cell Therapy. Her arthritis (osteoarthritis) had been progressing over several years. Now she has been told that she should consider having both knees replaced. The prospect of something going wrong with the surgery or being worse off after having her knees replaced was frightening for her. She researched Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy. She contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD,…

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Soccer Patient from London England Consults Dr. Lox

Jan 07, 2015

Soccer Patient from London England Consults Dr. Lox. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to the bone is disrupted leading to bone cell death or necrosis. Previous options have been surgical and often eliminate the ability to return to sports participation. Many athletes have turned to Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert for stem cell therapy as an alternative to surgery when diagnosed with AVN. Athletes diagnosed with AVN often will travel and seek…

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Dr. Dennis Lox Invited to India To Lecture

Jan 06, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, Invited to India To Lecture. Dennis M. Lox, MD, presented his findings on treating athletes with avascular necrosis (AVN) with Stem Cell Therapy at a Regenerative Medicine conference in Spain. The Dean of an Indian medical school attending Dr. Lox’s lecture was so impressed with the clinical results, he invited Dr. Lox to come to his medical school and speak on Stem Cell Therapy. Dr. Lox frequently lectures on a national and international level. Interacting with…

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Australian Powerlifter Consults Dr. Lox for Muscle Spasms

Jan 05, 2015

Australian Powerlifter Consults Dr. Lox for Muscle Spasms. Back spasms can occur from a variety of causes. Disc and facet joints may be injured or arthritic. Muscles overlying these structures may react leading to spasms. Nerves may be impinged, also leading to spasms. Overuse, especially from exertional sports such as powerlifting, may contribute to chronic spasms. The exact pathophysiological reason for the spasms is essential for recommending a treatment plan. A physician skilled in the assessment of low back pain…

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South African Soccer Player Consults Dr. Dennis Lox For Stem Cells

Jan 02, 2015

A South African Soccer Player reached out to Dennis M. Lox, MD, for consultation related to chronic knee pain and stem cell treatment. The pain was severe enough to affect the patient’s Athletic performance as he had signs of osteoarthritis with wear and tear by his mid-30’s. The South African soccer player began experiencing progressive knee pain, a symptom of progressive, non-reversible OA. Outsmarting the intricate balance of catabolic and anabolic influences and the subtle cellular signaling of Cytokine influences has…

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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.