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Virginia Woman Flies for Knee Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Oct 27, 2014

Virginia Woman Flies for Knee Stem Cells with Dr. Lox. A female patient presented with knee osteoarthritis consulted with Dennis M. Lox, MD, for knee stem cell treatment. It was felt she was an excellent candidate, and she elected to proceed. The process for her was described as simple without pain. She walked out of Dr. Lox’s office the same way she walked in. There were no pain medications needed. No physical therapy ordered, and she got on a plane…

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Maryland Snowboarder Opts for Stem Cells

Oct 23, 2014

  Maryland Snowboarder Opts for Stem Cells with Dr. Lox for Hip AVN, after being told he would need a hip replacement for avascular necrosis (AVN). After discussing the pathophysiology of avascular necrosis (AVN), the application of stem cells for this disorder was discussed. AVN results from a loss of blood flow to a region of bone that then becomes necrotic (bone cell death). When an athlete develops AVN, their sports career is in jeopardy. Surgical options usually involve core…

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Knee Arthritis Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

Oct 22, 2014

Knee Arthritis Treated with Stem Cell Therapy Knee arthritis (osteoarthritis) is a common malady afflicting millions of people. Knee joint replacement is the most common joint replaced followed by the hip. Many patients are now turning towards Regenerative Medicine for options, including Stem Cell Therapy to avoid knee joint replacement. Knee arthritis may be secondary to trauma, prior surgery, mechanical overuse, obesity, and even genetics. Knee arthritis progresses over time. Studies have shown that radiographic changes can progress significantly over…

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Osteonecrosis of the femoral heads – Hip AVN

Oct 20, 2014

Osteonecrosis of the femoral heads – Hip AVN is a condition in which the vascular (blood supply) to a bone becomes impaired. This leads to ischemia (avascularity) and results in the area of the bone becoming necrotic or dying. The hip is the most frequent area afflicted with osteonecrosis. The area of the bone most commonly affected is the top portion of the long bone of the leg the femur. This top portion is known as the femoral head. The hip…

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Patient from Geneva, Switzerland Travels to Consult

Oct 16, 2014

Patient from Geneva, Switzerland Travels to Consult Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Knee Stem Cells. When knee pain will not subside airline mileage is a mere detail. So it was for a woman from Geneva, Switzerland. Her knee pain would not respond to traditional conservative treatment measures. It was recommended that she undergo bilateral knee total joint replacements. That began her journey on researching Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy. She found Dennis M. Lox, MD, in the Tampa Bay,…

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Athletes with AVN Treated with Stem Cells in Valencia, Spain

Oct 13, 2014

Dennis M. Lox, MD, frequently lectures both nationally and internationally.  At his most recent lecture on September 26-29 in Valencia, Spain Dr. Lox presented his findings to several Athletes with AVN. Dr. Lox will be back to speak again at the next conference, which will take place in Rome, Italy as the international audience of clinicians supports his research. Patients are now more interested than ever before in Regenerative Medicine therapies. Stem cell treatments for avascular necrosis is growing because…

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Athletes with Avascular Necrosis

Oct 13, 2014

Athletes with Avascular Necrosis. In Valencia, Spain September 26, 2014, at a Regenerative Medicine conference held at the convention center. The audience was an international collection of scientists and clinicians. The lecture was well received and requests for Dr. Lox to speak at several future international conferences were requested. Dr. Lox an expert Sports and Regenerative Medicine has been utilizing Stem Cell Therapy in the treatment of patients and athletes with avascular necrosis (AVN). Dr. Lox has used Stem Cell…

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Knee Pain, Arthritis and Stem Cells

Oct 09, 2014

Knee Pain, Arthritis and Stem Cells Chronic knee pain is a frustrating dilemma for the old, young and athlete alike. Knee pain may arise from many conditions including meniscal tears, osteoarthritis and failed knee surgery. Research has shown that most traditional treatments for knee pain including anti-inflammatories and surgery do not alter the progression of arthritis. Patients and athletes are becoming more aware of the progressive nature of arthritis. Early intervention with Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy may alter this…

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Wrist Pain from TFCC Tears and AVN

Oct 08, 2014

Wrist Pain from TFCC Tears and AVN. Wrist pain may develop from multiple factors. Trauma can injure many different wrist anatomical parts. This complex variety of structures in the wrist can create a dilemma in diagnosing wrist problems. The wrist is composed of the two long bones of the forearm, the radius, and ulna, as well as the two rows of carpal bones. Each bone is connected to another adjacent bone by ligaments. Additional cartilage lines the bone articulations to…

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Shoulder Pain Supraspinatus Tears

Oct 06, 2014

Shoulder Pain Supraspinatus Tears. Shoulder problems are frequent in daily life and in athletes. The shoulder is a complex joint involving several motions and many muscle groups. The rotator cuff is 4 separate muscles surrounding the shoulder that insert their tendons onto the humerus bone and act as a shoulder stabilizer or cuff. The rotator cuff is frequently injured or subject to wear and tear. Rotator cuff tears are a frequent finding on shoulder MRI’s. One of the 4 muscles,…

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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.