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Penn State Continues Wrestling Dominance: Part One

May 01, 2019

Penn State Wins 8th of last 9th NCAA Wrestling Titles: Wrestling Success and Physicality Wrestling is a very physical sport prone to injuries. To sustain dominance year after year is no coincidence – Penn State has a formula for success. Let’s take a quick look back at the history of wrestling and shed some light on the patterns of success surrounding the greatest wrestlers of their era who then became extraordinary successful coaches. Dennis M. Lox M.D. Sports and Regenerative…

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University President Has Hip Stem Cells With Dr. Lox

Apr 23, 2019

  Dr. Lox has treated many types of patients. Their occupation is important to consider, as well as outside interests and goals.  This 63-year-old distinguished gentleman was a University President with an English Literature background. Not manual labor. Obviously lots of committee meetings. Did he walk the University Campus? Have a special parking lot? Yes to both questions. Hip Pain and Hip Degenerative Arthritis or Osteoarthritis Hip pain may arise from many causes in patients. A careful history, physical examination,…

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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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About the Author

Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or have arthritis from aging, Dr. Lox can help.

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.