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Back Pain Relief Results in Guide Dog for the Blind Trainer to Consult Dr. Lox

Jan 29, 2019

Back Pain Patient seeks Dr. Lox for Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Therapy A patient with chronic back pain that trains guide dogs for the Blind, was having trouble in her daily life and training the guide dogs due to her pain. She elected to consult Dennis M. Lox M.D. on referral from a family member for his expertise in Sports and Regenerative Medicine. She had seen a spine surgeon who initially wanted to operate then changed his mind. Puzzling and…

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Your Bed and Your Back

Jan 03, 2019

It is not so easy to say “get a good mattress, for a good night sleep”. Try and go to a mattress store, lie on a mattress for 5 minutes and make a good decision on a several thousand dollar mattress. I did several times to my dismay. So have a lot of patients. The lesson is 5 minutes on a mattress may feel fine in the store, but does not equate to an 8 hour night on that mattress.…

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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…

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Treating Lower Back Pain with Stem Cells

Sep 11, 2015

Lower back pain is second only to the common cold in the frequency of doctors visits. Lower back pain may occur from a variety of causes and not all can be treated with stem cells. The lower back or more appropriately termed the lumbar spine is comprised of 5 vertebral segments. Each segment has multiple parts; A disc and two facet joints. Therefore the lower back has many moving parts. The bones are connected by numerous ligaments and surrounded by…

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Australian Powerlifter Consults Dr. Lox for Muscle Spasms

Jan 05, 2015

Australian Powerlifter Consults Dr. Lox for Muscle Spasms. Back spasms can occur from a variety of causes. Disc and facet joints may be injured or arthritic. Muscles overlying these structures may react leading to spasms. Nerves may be impinged, also leading to spasms. Overuse, especially from exertional sports such as powerlifting, may contribute to chronic spasms. The exact pathophysiological reason for the spasms is essential for recommending a treatment plan. A physician skilled in the assessment of low back pain…

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Patient from Vancouver Canada consults Dr. Dennis Lox for hip and low back pain

Aug 28, 2014

Patient from Vancouver Canada consults Dennis M. Lox, MD, for hip and low back pain  Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine is frequently consulted by patients from other countries for Stem Cell Therapy. Canada due to its proximity is obviously the most frequent country. One reason is the wait time for joint replacement surgery in the Canadian healthcare system is lengthy, patients often state they might be all better with stem cell treatment long before…

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Hip Osteoarthritis, Regenerative Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy

Aug 21, 2014

Hip Osteoarthritis, Regenerative Therapy, and Stem Cell Therapy. Hip osteoarthritis is a common disorder of aging.  It is also referred to generally as arthritis. Previously, osteoarthritis was thought to be a wear and tear phenomenon. Current scientific research reflects osteoarthritis is a wear and tear disorder may have a genetic predisposition and is accelerated by trauma. Research also reflects that surgery will also predispose to accelerated osteoarthritis. This results in trauma combined with surgery is not only synergistically linked to…

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Chronic Low Back Pain Treated Successfully with PRP and Stem Cells

Jun 24, 2014

Chronic Low Back Pain Treated Successfully with PRP and Stem Cells When chronic low back pain occurs, it often frustrates and confounds the patient that there does not appear to be any lasting answers or relief. In fact, statistics have revealed only a 50% success rate with back surgery. That’s like flipping a coin. Not really the best odds or success rates to instill confidence to have these back surgeries. The truth is that back surgery is successful for very…

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Doctor Proclaims I Take My Hat Off

Mar 28, 2014

Doctor Proclaims I Take My Hat Off To Dr. Lox for Helping 96 Year Old Patient With Chronic Low Back Pain. The patients own family Doctor stated “what he did was a miracle, I watched her in pain for years, and now she is not.” The fact that Dr. Lox treats and helps patients with arthritis is not uncommon, but relieving the years of discomfort in a 96 year old woman with chronic low back pain is. There may be…

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Patient From France Consults for PRP

Mar 03, 2014

Patient From France Consults Dr. Lox for PRP and Stem Cells For Lower Back. When your back goes out…it doesn’t matter what country you are in. Finding the right specialist in a foreign country may be a daunting affair. This particular patient from France was recently in the United States. She has a long, classic history for disc and degenerative symptoms. This places her in a chronic back pain category as she has failed many conservative modalities including, medication, physiotherapy,…

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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 arrays 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 Injures: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Dennis M. Lox M.D. maintains an active practice in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, and in Beverly Hills, California.