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Knee AVN doing well after Stem Cell Therapy

Jul 12, 2016

A year after stem cell therapy for knee AVN, the patient is doing very well. This patient noted diminished pain, improved function and walking. Knee Pain Knee pain is a common orthopedic problem. Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes impaired. This loss of blood supply results in ischemia leading to bone cell death or necrosis. This is commonly called avascular necrosis (AVN), though many other names have been used to describe the…

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Football Player In Turkey with AVN

Apr 20, 2016

Avascular Necrosis of The Ankle A football player (Soccer) in Turkey consulted Dr. Lox for Avascular Necrosis (AVN)) of the Talus (Ankle). Dennis M. Lox, MD, has treated many football or in the United States soccer players, with ankle problems. This includes football or soccer players with Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Talus. A football or soccer player who injures the Talus (a bone in the ankle) has difficulty or cannot play their sport. This is especially troublesome for elite…

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Wrestler From New Jersey

Jan 11, 2016

A traumatic induced hip AVN in a New Jersey wrestler flew to Tampa Bay, Florida to see Dennis M. Lox, MD,, an expert in stem cell therapy and avascular necrosis (AVN) or osteonecrosis. The New Jersey teen wrestler was not improving, walking was difficult, and he was told he may need a hip joint replacement. He flew to Dr. Lox after his mother extensively researched Regenerative Medicine, stem cells, AVN, and Dennis M. Lox, MD,. Meeting her strict approval and…

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Bilateral Hip AVN Treated with Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Dec 21, 2015

Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes disrupted. This leads to ischemia and bone cell death or necrosis. The extent of necrosis is significant for both the prognosis and treatment recommendations. Avascular necrosis (AVN) may result from many causative factors. Trauma is the leading cause. However several other mechanisms exist that is related to disease states and after chemotherapy. AVN following chemotherapy, much like corticosteroid induced AVN, may often have multiple joint involvements.…

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Portuguese Researcher Congratulates

Dec 16, 2015

A Portuguese stem cell researcher congratulated Dr. Lox on his stem cell therapy work in aiding patients afflicted with avascular necrosis (AVN). Dennis M. Lox, MD, has treated patients from many different countries who have been diagnosed with avascular necrosis (AVN). Dr. Lox often is consulted on a complex array of patients with AVN. Often these patients are offered little treatment options except joint replacement surgery or fusion. Patients with AVN are often seeking alternative treatment options to surgical recommendations.…

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Avascular Necrosis and Stem Cells

Dec 11, 2015

Avascular necrosis occurs most frequently in the hip. This is followed by the shoulders and then the knee. AVN however, may occur in any joint or bone, even the sesamoids of the foot or the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Trauma is the leading causative factor, followed by idiopathic or unknown causes. Excessive corticosteroids are also a frequent inciting factor. Cortisone treatments for respiratory ailments or autoimmune disorders are frequently associated factors. Stem cells have been considered a viable treatment strategy, as…

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Dr. Lox Treats AVN of the Hip

Oct 21, 2015

Dr. Lox Treats AVN of the Hip in Oklahoma Patient with Stem Cell Therapy. Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in the use of stem cell therapy for avascular necrosis, was consulted by a patient from Oklahoma with hip AVN. Dr. Lox treats patients from around the world with Avascular necrosis (AVN). Avascular necrosis (AVN) may be treated in some cases with stem cell therapy. The hip is the most commonly affected joint with avascular necrosis (AVN). Avascular Necrosis (AVN)…

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Multi-joint Avascular necrosis

Oct 14, 2015

Multi-joint Avascular necrosis After Chemotherapy a Significant Problem. Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes disrupted leading to ischemia and bone cell death or necrosis. The extent of necrosis is significant for both the prognosis and treatment recommendations. Avascular necrosis (AVN) may result from many causative factors. Trauma is the leading cause. However several other mechanisms exist related to disease states and after chemotherapy. AVN following chemotherapy much like corticosteroid induced AVN may…

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Concert Pianist Plays First Concert

Oct 07, 2015

Concert Pianist Plays First Concert After Wrist Stem Cells. The Concert pianist from England was diagnosis with wrist Avascular Necrosis and was told the most probably treatment option was to fuse her wrist. This would essentially end her career as a concert pianist. For this reason, she began researching treatment options including stem cell therapy. The problem she faced with continued concert play, was her wrist Avascular Necrosis would continue to wear and tear, resulting in the possibility of the…

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Lithuanian Patient with Hip AVN

Sep 30, 2015

Lithuanian Patient with Hip AVN Consults Dr. Lox For Hip Stem Cells. A patient from Lithuania diagnosed with hip avascular necrosis traveled to see Dennis M. Lox, MD, for hip stem cell therapy. Stem cell therapy is not new. In the 1960’s bone marrow transplants were used to replenish the destroyed blood cells after chemotherapy or radiation therapy. What actually occurred was during the bone marrow transplant blood-forming hematopoietic stem cells were transferred from the donor to the recipient. This…

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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.