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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Pennsylvanian Trainer with a Torn Shoulder Labrum Has Successful Stem Cell Treatment with Dr. Lox

Jul 25, 2017

Can Stem Cell Therapy Heal a Glenoid Labrum Tear? The personal trainer was an avid weightlifter who had to stop a significant portion of his upper body exercises with weights due to shoulder pain. An orthopedic surgeon recommended arthroscopic shoulder surgery to repair the torn glenoid labrum. He personally knew Dennis M. Lox, MD, for many years. He was also the owner of a successful personal training business, as well as a competitive weightlifter. Instead of shoulder surgery, he opted to fly…

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Kung Fu Master Opts For Shoulder Pain, Supraspinatus Tear and Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

May 18, 2017

Dr. Lox has treated many martial artists with stem cell therapy. It is interesting to see the older wiser ones who are unassuming, and one would never know that they are highly trained individuals. They are mild-mannered and would rather walk away from trouble than create a problem. This 60-year-old patient was very interesting as well. He was an undefeated high school wrestler, who turned down a college scholarship to wrestle at Nebraska. Instead, he wanted to make money right…

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Johns Hopkins Investigating Using Stem Cells For Cartilage Repair

Jan 29, 2014

Johns Hopkins Investigating Using Stem Cells For Cartilage Repair Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Many researchers are looking at various ways to aid in cartilage repair using stem cells. Biomedical engineers at John Hopkins have found adult goat stem cells could be grown into cartilage when the stem cells were injected into a fluid filled hydrogel and then injected into damaged joint tissue, followed by using light to harden the fluid into a gel. Dennis M. Lox, MD, a…

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Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis, Injuries, and Athletes

Jan 02, 2014

Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis, Injuries, and Athletes Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine physician in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, uses regenerative medicine as a non-surgical way to treat arthritis, injuries, and athletes with sports injuries of all kinds. Dr. Lox utilizes the patient’s own blood to concentrate the blood’s platelets, a technique called “Platelet Rich Plasma” (PRP), and the patients own stem cells. Both PRP and stem cells cannot…

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International Cartilage Repair Society World Congress in Izmir, Turkey

Sep 18, 2013

International Cartilage Repair Society World Congress in Izmir, Turkey Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Findings from a diverse array of topics on cartilage damage and repair were discussed at the International Cartilage Repair Society in Izmir, Turkey. Stem cell therapy was discussed, as well as emerging trends in cartilage repair. Surgical options were still discussed, despite the compelling evidence the future lies in regenerative procedures such as growth factors, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), and stem cells. Dennis M. Lox,…

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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.