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Knee Stem Cells: Malaysian Find them Cheaper In United States with Dr. Lox

Jun 12, 2014

Malaysian Finds Knee Stem Cells Cheaper In the United States with Dr. Lox Often with today’s varied levels of global medical care, patients find what they consider to be “bargains” overseas at offshore clinics with drastic savings when compared to having the same types of procedures done (such as dental work or major surgery) in the United States. Recently, a Malaysian patient consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, on stem cell treatment. The patient traveled to the United States to treat his…

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Partial Achilles Tendon Tear Treatment with Stem Cells

Jun 11, 2014

Partial Achilles Tendon Tear Treatment with Stem Cells Dennis M. Lox, MD, has treated numerous Achilles tendinitis and partial tears with stem cell therapy. Patients are looking for alternatives to surgery. Achilles tendon surgery is painful and associated with a lengthy recovery. Dr. Lox has seen Tennis players return to play in months. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been used, however, it’s capacity to heal tears may be limited compared to stem cells. Stem cells have a greater capacity for…

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Brazilian with Knee Osteoarthritis Consults Dr. Dennis Lox for Knee Stem Cell Therapy

Jun 06, 2014

Brazilian with Knee Osteoarthritis Consults Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Knee Stem Cell Therapy Stem cells for knee pain may arise for a multitude of reasons.  Knee arthritis may take many forms. Meniscal tears that degenerate or do not heal. Postoperative tears that do not heal or degenerate over time. Osteochondral defects. Avascular necrosis (AVN) that has resulted in joint collapse. When a patient from Brazil contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD,, he had meniscal and osteochondral defects. He was interested…

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Physician Heal Thyself…Partial Achilles Tendon Tear Treated With Stem Cells by Dr. Dennis Lox

Jun 04, 2014

Physician Heal Thyself…No He Opts For Stem Cells For Partial Achilles Tendon Tear With Dennis M. Lox, MD, When you tear your Achilles’ tendon that is a problem. You need your Achilles’ tendon to push off with each step you take. If the tear is partial, it is possible that Regenerative Medicine therapies such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy may repair the injured tendon. The body has a tremendous capacity to heal itself. However, sometimes it…

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RN With Severe Knee Arthritis Undergoes Stem Cell Treatment With Dr. Dennis Lox

Jun 03, 2014

RN With Severe Knee Arthritis Undergoes Stem Cell Treatment With Dennis M. Lox, MD, A Registered Nurse (RN) with severe knee arthritis wanted to keep working. She was having more difficulty caring for patients due to her knee pain and was afraid that her orthopedic surgeon’s recommendation for a total knee replacement might end her nursing career. She instead did some research as she saw a news segment on television in which Dennis M. Lox, MD, had treated a patient…

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Patient From Uganda Travels to USA

May 30, 2014

A patient From Uganda Travels to the USA For Knee Stem Cells With Dr. Lox. From every continent, Dennis M. Lox, MD, has seen a patient. Except so far no one from the north or south pole. A patient from Uganda, Africa, recently underwent knee stem cell therapy for a meniscal tear with degeneration. It is not uncommon that shortly after a knee meniscal surgery that osteoarthritis degeneration sets in. In fact, 10 years after knee surgery most patients will…

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Kick Boxer From Canada With Post-Surgical Knee Pain Consults With Dr. Lox For Stem Cell Therapy

May 29, 2014

Kick Boxer From Canada With Post-Surgical Knee Pain Consults With Dr. Lox For Stem Cell Therapy A Canadian Kickboxer consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for unresolved knee pain after surgery. He was told he had a meniscal tear and after waiting through the long Canadian health care system finally had knee meniscal surgery. The trouble was he didn’t improve. In fact, up to 30% of patients who undergo knee meniscal surgery does not improve. More significantly, nearly all will display…

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Elite Collegiate Rower With Wrist AVN Undergoes Stem Cells With Dr. Dennis Lox

May 28, 2014

Elite Collegiate Rower With Wrist AVN Undergoes Stem Cells With Dennis M. Lox, MD,  When a collegiate rower with a college scholarship develops wrist avascular necrosis (AVN), this is a major dilemma. Avascular necrosis occurs when the blood supply to the bone becomes disrupted, leading to ischemia that results in bone cell death or necrosis. The bone then may collapse and develop a rapid secondary osteoarthritis. This patient injured his scaphoid bone (a bone in the mid-wrist), while playing basketball.…

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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Can Arise in Multiple Sites

May 22, 2014

Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Can Arise in Multiple Sites When the unfortunate news that avascular necrosis (AVN) has made it’s pretty traumatic. Yet, in non-traumatic avascular necrosis (AVN), it may arise in many sites. AVN in both hips is a common presentation, however, finding AVN in a hip and a knee can occur. This often confounds the physician because patients frequently complain of pain in many sites, thus a high index of suspicion for poly-AVN, must be readily at hand. Dennis…

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Partial Achilles Tendon Tear Treated

May 22, 2014

Partial Achilles Tendon Tear Treated with Stem Cell Therapy When a patient experiences an Achilles Tendon tear it is painful and the prospect of surgery is ominous. The downtime from surgery is normally a painful 6 months. Dennis M. Lox, MD, is an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine and has treated many Achilles tendon tears and ruptures successfully with Stem Cell Treatment. Although most patient’s do not like a needle injection, the procedure is a walk in the park compared to…

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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.