Serving Patients in Tampa Bay, FL and Beverly Hills, CA View Testimonials
View Testimonials

Blog

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Dr. Lox on Knee Pain Relief, Stem Cells and Running.

Oct 12, 2018

Running after having Knee Stem Cells Tom, a Kona Hawaii native, has 20 of the 40 worldwide Ironman races under his belt and knees. Most elderly patients with knee arthritis seek pain relief but for this athlete, his attitude takes him to the elite realm of athletes. Knee Pain and Running Dr. Lox, an expert who truly knows the field stem cell science, has the experience and knowledge to design a Regenerative Medicine program.  A 5’2″ 300-pound woman with knee arthritis…

Read More

Basketball Player With ACL, PCL Tear of Knee Consults with Dr. Lox

Oct 12, 2018

A Basketball player sustained a significant knee injury with a ACL and PCL tear. He failed to improve adequately with surgery, and consulted with Dennis M. Lox M.D. for knee stem cell therapy. Athletes who fail to completely improve after surgery consider Regenerative Medicine options such as knee stem cell therapy as good alternative options to keep them competing. This basketball player had two knee surgeries including an ACL repair, medial meniscus debridement, and later a core decompression and another…

Read More

Dr. Lox on Bodybuilding, Weightlifting and Shoulder Arthritis Pain

Oct 08, 2018

Athletes and Weightlifting Weightlifting, Shoulder Pain and Aging Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert discusses athletes shoulder pain from weightlifting, sports exercises, and how to find knee pain relief with so many confusing options and opinions. Shoulder Problems Often many aspects of the shoulder are problems. The rotator cuff, the glenoid labrum, the shoulder joint may be arthritic, the biceps may be worn, a ligament may be torn, or a bone spur may be hitting a…

Read More

LA California Man with Hip Osteonecrosis has Hip Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Oct 04, 2018

An LA California Patient with Hip Osteonecrosis has Hip Stem Cells A patient from California with hip osteonecrosis, opted for hip stem cells with Dr. Lox in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of Beverly Hills. The patient was young and athletic, and did not want to consider hip replacement surgery, moreover, he was looking for Regenerative Medicine as an option to help his body heal itself. The prospect of doing nothing, and hoping his hip osteonecrosis (AVN) would not worsen…

Read More

Dr. Lox talks Shoulder Pain with Ron Diaz and Jay Recher on iHeart 620 AM

Sep 28, 2018

Dr. Lox talks Shoulder Pain with Ron Diaz and Jay Recher on iheart 620 AM Dennis M. Lox M.D. was invited back on iheart 620’s Radio studio to talk sports problems, with Ron Diaz fielding questions on shoulder pain. Ron first queried about the use of stem cells in Major League Baseball pitchers throwing arm. Dr. Lox has treated many of the Major League pitchers before and after shoulder arthroscopic surgery, as well as Tommy John elbow surgery. Decades of…

Read More

Shoulder Pain That Keeps You Down

Sep 25, 2018

Causes of Shoulder Pain Chronic shoulder pain may arise from many different underlying causes. Surprisingly though, the nondominant arm is often the problem shoulder. Some people have shoulder pain that evolves slowly, while others only develop shoulder pain at an advanced age. The late onset of shoulder pain is associated with severe degenerative changes and patients are shocked to hear they may need a shoulder replacement surgery. Shoulder Pain Syndromes at a Glance This  list makes up a great majority…

Read More

Teen Baseball Player with Hip Pain and Hip AVN or Osteonecrosis

Sep 10, 2018

Teen Baseball Player with Hip Pain and Hip AVN Consults Dennis M. Lox M.D. A teen soccer player presented to Dr. Lox with an ankle (navicular bone) AVN and was treated with stem cell therapy. Prior to the treatment, she was told she would need an ankle fusion and would never be able to play soccer again. After her ankle stem cell therapy, she returned to play soccer and was the leading scorer on her high school team as a…

Read More
Picture of Dr. Lox in his office

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.