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Bodybuilder off to Venice Beach, California; Aging Arthritis and Bodybuilding

Dec 27, 2018

A professional bodybuilder from Florida had become friends with Dr. Lox over the years. He was an accomplished author and bodybuilder. Golds Venice has traditionally been the Mecca of bodybuilding. It is not uncommon for even past greats such as Arnold Schwarzenegger to make an appearance and lift some weights. Though even Arnold Schwarzenegger has had his share of joint problems. Dr. Lox treats athletes and non-athletes alike in his Beverly Hills, California office, and in his Tampa Bay Florida…

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Shoulder Pain That Keeps You Down: Is Regenerative Medicine an Option?

Dec 27, 2018

Causes of Shoulder Pain Chronic shoulder pain may arise from many different underlying causes. Often there are several underlying problems. The shoulder is a complex joint, so with many parts involved, it is not always as simple as we would like. This is especially true as we age, and with a prior history of sports, and or trauma. Whether or not, it is your dominant arm that is often a factor. Surprisingly though, the non dominant arm is often the…

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15 Year Old Bosnian Soccer Player with ACL and PCL Tear Consults Dr. Lox for Knee Stem Cells

Dec 12, 2018

Soccer Injuries and Knee Stem Cells A 15 year old Bosnian soccer player, sustained a terrible knee injury. The terrible triad is known as tearing the ACL, Medial Meniscus, and Medial Collateral Ligament(MCL). This teen soccer player did more. He tore his ACL, PCL, Medial and lateral collateral and sustained a bone bruise to the Medial Femoral Condyle. His father, also a soccer player, had torn his ACL and had it surgically repaired, the son wanted to avoid this, thus…

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80 Year Old Ex-Collegiate Football Quarterback with Knee Arthritis after Stroke Has Knee Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Dec 12, 2018

An 80-year-old, extremely nice gentleman has had his share of problems this year. First and foremost he said “I want to get back to where I was in my college days, and second, I want knee stem cells”. Typically, when patients state they wish to get back to where they were when they are younger, it mostly refers to a physically fit level. For most football players 60 years ago, this means they need to lose a lot of weight.…

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ABC Action News Dr. Lox Discusses Stem Cells with Ian Beckles and Brandi Winans

Nov 16, 2018

ABC Action News Dr. Lox Discusses Stem Cells with Ian Beckles and Brandi Winans ABC Action News Morning Blend Natalie Taylor interviewed Dennis M. Lox, MD, and his patients former NFL player and Radio Personality Ian Beckles, and Author and NFL Alumni Liaison Brandi Winans on their stem cell therapy. This was the second of a three-part airing of Dr. Lox and his patients, all notable Tampa Bay Area names. Dennis M. Lox, MD, has treaty a variety of professional…

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Athletes and Knee Pain

Nov 12, 2018

Athletes and Knee Pain Some seek knee pain relief in conjunction with shoulder pain relief at the same time. Weightlifting places excessive stress on both the shoulder and the knee. Often the backbone of traditional strength regimes is shoulder over presses, also known as military presses. Bench Presses and Squats Bench presses have been to the upper body, as squats as to lower body. However, both exercises have resulted in numerous athletes sports injuries. Being stronger as weightlifter entails heavy…

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A Sports Talk Trip with Dr. Lox to his Los Angeles based Beverly Hills, California Office

Nov 12, 2018

A Sports Talk Trip with Dr. Lox to his Los Angeles based Beverly Hills, California Office Dr. Lox getting his hair cut at Giuseppe Franco with Antonia and World’s Tallest Bodybuilder, Aaron Reed. Beverly Hills, CA Trips for Dr. Lox to Beverly Hills, California can be hectic. Getting a haircut at Giuseppe Franco’s, lunch with world’s tallest bodybuilder, Aaron Reed.  You have to finish seeing patients, pack and get to the airport. Airport travel is more cumbersome today. Despite this,…

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ABC Action News Dr. Lox with former NFL Players Derrick Brooks, Ian Beckles, former Boxing Champion Antonio Tarver and Brandi Winans

Nov 12, 2018

ABC Action News Dr. Lox with former NFL Players Derrick Brooks, Ian Beckles, former Boxing Champion Antonio Tarver and Brandi Winans Dennis M. Lox M.D. was featured on ABC Action News with host Natalie Taylor. Dr. Lox was joined by his patients NFL Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks, former NFL teammate Ian Beckles, former World Boxing Champion Antonio Tarver, and Author / NFL retired players liaison, Brandi Winans. The show was a discussion of stem cells for athletes with joint…

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Hip AVN – Elite Soccer Player From Australia

Oct 26, 2018

Hip AVN – Elite Soccer Player From Australia Consults Dennis M. Lox, MD,.   AVN occurs when the blood supply to the bone becomes disrupted. Eventually, AVN  leads to ischemia and bone cell death (necrosis). For athletes, an AVN injury could be career ending so preventing rapid secondary degenerative arthritis should be the focus. When the bone collapses and the joint erodes joint replacement is imminent. On the other hand, if prevention of joint collapse occurs then it may be possible to…

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Dr. Lox on Low Back Pain – Weights, Exercises, Diet and Stem Cell Injections in LA

Oct 17, 2018

Your Low Back and Your Pain: Exercises and Weightlifting A frequent question Dr. Lox is asked is, “What exercises are right to do for low back pain? What about lifting weights in the gym? Can stem cells help with their low back pain?”  Understanding low back pain, anatomy, and physiology are important.  There is no “one size fits all” exercise for everyone because not everyone has the same issue so not everyone should do the same low back exercise.  An…

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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 arrays 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 Injures: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Dennis M. Lox M.D. maintains an active practice in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, and in Beverly Hills, California.