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Why Do My Hands Go Numb While I Am Sleeping?

Aug 06, 2018

HAND NUMBNESS WHILE SLEEPING This is an interesting question that many people have.  It may have many possible reasons.  It is frustrating as it often leads to poor sleep.  When you sleep, many things can occur.  The position of your neck and body shifts, your hands move, and you frequently toss and turn.  Each of these factors may result in your hands going numb while you sleep.  Common causes include neck problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, posture and positioning while sleeping.  Let’s…

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A Cricket and Soccer Player from Bermuda Has Knee Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox

Aug 06, 2018

A Cricket and Soccer Player from Bermuda Has Knee Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox A retired cricket and soccer player from Bermuda traveled to see Dennis M. Lox M.D. for knee regenerative therapy.  He was very interested in the science of stem cells and was interested in treating with Dr. Lox.  This patient was also a member of the Bermuda Parliament. He had led a very physically active sports life and the wear on his knees was evident. His…

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UCLA Professor Consults Dr. Lox on Hip Pain From AVN

Jul 31, 2018

UCLA Professor Consults Dr. Lox on Hip Pain From AVN A University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) professor was diagnosed with hip pain from hip AVN. He was an avid athlete in multi-sports including decades of bodybuilding. He wished to have an alternative to hip replacement surgery, so he consulted with Dennis M. Lox M.D. for treatment in his Beverly Hills, California office. Dr. Lox, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine has a special expertise in hip pain…

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Dennis M. Lox M.D. on A New Look at Regenerative Medicine and Knee Pain

Jul 17, 2018

Regenerative Medicine and Knee Pain Knee pain is a common topic in sports medicine, orthopedics and arthritis clinics. Knee pain can also be a presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. Regenerative Medicine is a popular alternative treatment strategy for knee disorders and having a basic appreciation for the anatomy and function of a knee joint is helpful to understand. The knee is a simplistic hinge joint and a sophisticated shock absorber that is composed of two connecting bones the upper femur and…

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Dr. Lox Lectures at Perinatal Regenerative Medicine Meeting with Dr. Anthony Atala

Jul 15, 2018

International Perinatal Society Meeting Dennis M. Lox M.D. was an invited speaker at the International Perinatal Society Meeting in Teaneck, New Jersey in May 2017.  One of the Keynote speakers was world-renowned Stem Cell expert Dr. Anthony Atala of Wake Forest Regenerative Medicine Institute. Dr. Atala spoke about his vast experience in the field of Regenerative Medicine Stem cell and developments in the field of 3-D Bioprinting, Tissue Engineering, and Stem Cell Science. Pioneers in Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Therapy…

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A Patient from New York with hip AVN consults Dr. Lox

Jul 14, 2018

Regenerative Therapy and Hip AVN A patient from New York presented to Dr. Lox with hip AVN.  AVN is also known as osteonecrosis and occurs when the blood flow to a region of bone is impaired, which leads to bone cell death. What Causes AVN? Regenerative Medicine has become an increasingly popular alternative strategy for the treatment of AVN (hip). The gravest concern with the diagnosis of avascular necrosis is the necrotic region of bone may collapse, leading to rapid…

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Black Belt Martial Artist with Knee Arthritis Consults Dr. Lox For Regenerative Therapy

Jun 25, 2018

Black Belt Martial Artist Consults Dr. Lox A Black belt martial artist with knee arthritis consulted Dennis M. Lox M.D. Martial artists frequently train in multiple sports. Dr. Lox is a world-recognized Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert who treats patients in the Tampa Bay, Florida and in Beverly Hills, California. How does Knee Arthritis affect a Martial Artist? A martial artist with knee pain and arthritis will have difficulty with kicking and jumping because they frequently train on heavy bags…

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Your Shoulder and Regenerative Medicine

Jun 22, 2018

Shoulder Pain and Regenerative Therapy Your shoulder is a frequent source of pain for athletes and non-athletes alike. The shoulder is used all day for many tasks that we often take for granted. As we age it is not uncommon to develop arthritis. It is also frequently injured in sports. Shoulder problems have ended many baseball pitchers career. Regenerative Medicine is now becoming a more popular option for not just athletes with shoulder pain, but normal people looking for a…

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Avascular Necrosis of the Hip or Femur

Jun 20, 2018

Hip or Femur Avascular Necrosis (AVN)  Patients who are told they may have AVN are usually surprised and confused by the conflicting information they receive, which leads them to search for alternative strategies. Among those alternatives is Regenerative Medicine, specifically, Stem Cell Therapy. AVN arises when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes compromised, leading to bone cell death or necrosis. What Is Avascular Necrosis? Avascular necrosis occurs most frequently from trauma and the hip is the most…

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Dr. Lox on Bodybuilding and Knee Arthritis: A Regenerative Medicine Approach

Jun 17, 2018

A Regenerative Approach to Knee Arthritis and Bodybuilding Bodybuilding vs. Arthritis Knee pain and bodybuilding are common. Dennis M. Lox M.D. has treated some of the world’s most acclaimed bodybuilders, including the highest level Mr. Olympia with Regenerative Medicine. Knee pain may develop from bodybuilding as a result of injuries from ruptured tendons, meniscal and ACL tears, kneecap pain, and tendinitis. Over time, wear and tear occur from the excessive loads of heavyweights being lifted repetitively, which may result in…

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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.