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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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Patient from New York with Hip AVN states he is 100% better

Aug 01, 2017

Hip Avascular Necrosis (AVN) A patient with hip avascular necrosis (AVN) who lives in New York, flew to see Dennis M. Lox M.D. an expert in stem cell therapy in his Tampa Bay, Florida clinic. Dr. Lox also maintains an active practice in Beverly Hills, California. The patient elected to proceed with stem cell therapy for his hip AVN after Dr. Lox explained the process, gave him a better understanding of avascular necrosis (AVN), and what to expect during the…

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Canadian Teen with Hip AVN doing Excellent after Stem cells with Dr. Lox in Beverly Hills

Jul 11, 2017

AVN Treatment A 14-year-old teen with post-traumatic unilateral hip avascular necrosis (AVN) consulted with Dennis M. Lox M.D. His hip injury occurred while he was snowboarding a jump at Whistler Mountain in British Columbia, Canada when he fell from a great height. After failing to improve, an MRI was ordered on his right hip which revealed moderate avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head, the top portion of the thigh bone which forms the ball portion of the hip. The hip,…

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A Patient from Chicago with Hip AVN Opts For Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Jul 07, 2017

A patient from Chicago with avascular necrosis (AVN) of both hips, had stem cell therapy with Dr. Lox a year ago. Prior to receiving stem cell therapy, he could barely walk a block. After treatment, the patient reported that his hip pain decreased to the point where one hip no longer hurt and he is able to walk 10 blocks with no pain. Furthermore, his avascular necrosis (AVN) has shown no signs of progression on x-rays. The patient elected for…

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New York Patient States Hip AVN Pain is 100% Better After Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Jul 03, 2017

A patient flew from New York to consult Dr. Lox after his brother’s Stem Cell Treatment with Lox was successful.  The patient’s younger brother, early twenties was adamant he didn’t want hip replacement surgery so Dr. Lox treated him. A year later he reports his hips are 100% pain-free. Avascular necrosis (AVN) can cause a rapid joint destruction in some cases leading to joint replacement, for this reason, his brother consulted with Dennis M. Lox, MD,, who has lectured both nationally…

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Avascular Necrosis of the Hip

May 25, 2017

What is Hip AVN? Dennis M. Lox, MD, a stem cell expert has been treating Avascular Necrosis (AVN) for many years with stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox has seen nearly every type of AVN, in different joints and with different underlying causes. Preventing joint replacement is a desirable goal in many sports and Dr. Lox has treated many athletes with stem cell therapy for Avascular Necrosis. The most common cause of AVN of the hip is trauma. Medical disorders such…

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Stem Cells, Athletes and AVN

May 15, 2017

Athletes Affected by AVN Athletes are prone to many types of injuries. Athletes are also turning towards stem cells for a variety of injury treatments. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) occurs when a region of bone dies due to lack of blood flow. This predisposes the area of necrotic bone to degenerate quickly. This can end an athletes career and has ended many players careers. The most famous case was Bo Jackson the professional football and baseball player. Bo Jackson developed hip…

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Stem cells in soccer player

May 01, 2017

I have been playing soccer since I was 4 years old. I have played with many different club teams and in different leagues and I hoped to play in college or professionally in the future. However, in December 2012, I was told that I had Avascular Necrosis of the navicular bone. I’m not sure how it happened but I went to 5 different doctors to treat my ankle. The first four doctors had put me in a boot for some…

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Teen Canadian with Hip AVN Flies to Beverly Hills, California To Treat with Dr. Lox

Apr 19, 2017

A teenager who developed post-traumatic Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the hip, consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, after his family was confounded that there was no option offered except wait till his hip fell apart and get a total hip replacement. This was not acceptable to him or his family, and after researching stem cell therapy. They decided to fly from Canada to treat with Dr. Lox at his Beverly Hills, California office. Dr. Lox explained the entire process, the process…

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Teen Canadian with Hip AVN Flies to Beverly Hills, California

Mar 20, 2017

A teenager developed post-traumatic Hip Avascular Necrosis (AVN) and consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD,.  According to the orthopedic surgeon, the patient’s only option was to wait until his hip fell apart and get a total hip replacement.  He decided to fly from Canada for stem cell treatment at the Beverly Hills, California office. Dr. Lox explained the entire process, the process of Hip AVN, and stem cell and Regenerative Medicine. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Dr. Lox treats athletes with post-traumatic Avascular Necrosis (AVN)…

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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.