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Hip Pain Articles

Hip Arthritis: Can Stem Cells Help?

 Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Hip arthritis is a vague term. It is generally used for degenerative or osteoarthritis, and is thought to be progressive and irreversible. Regenerative Medicine procedures such as Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), are trying to reverse...

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Avoiding Hip Replacement? Regenerative Therapy: Stem Cells

tyle=”text-align: center;”>Avoiding Hip Replacement? Regenerative Therapy: Stem Cells   Many Musicians who perform live have had hip ailments. Rumor has it Prince needs double hip replacement surgery, but after conversion to Jehovah’s Witness he wishes to avoid the blood associated...

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Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

p; Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL      Osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It is associated with wear and tear. Weight bearing joints such as the hip and knee are commonly affected....

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What is Hip Avascular Necrosis (AVN)?

Avascular necrosis is an ischemic change (loss of blood supply) that occurs in a portion of bone.  This may be traumatic or non-traumatic and may occur in multiple areas, mostly commonly affecting the hip, knee, shoulder, and wrist.  It tends to be most frequently occurring in middle-aged...

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Hip and Knee Arthritis at the Same Time: PRP or Stem Cells?

Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater fl Osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis is a common malady of aging, and as such can afflict multiple joints. Unfortunately this may involve the same limb. For bio-mechanical and obviously painful reasons this dual osteoarthritic problem involving both the...

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Can Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) be used for all Joints?

Tampa, Saint Petersburg, and Clearwater FL Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) is a Regenerative Medicine therapy that utilizes the body’s own natural repair mechanisms to create a healing response. Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) has been used in various applications of medicine for some time, however it...

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Chronic Pain in the Hip: Alternative Repair Strategies

Tampa, Saint Petersburg amd Clearwater, FL Chronic hip pain is a frequent compliant. It may be the result of athletic injuries, overuse, wear and tear arthritis, or may signal a more complicated ailment such as avascular necrosis. Prompt attention may avert a more progressive problem such as arthritis....

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Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip

There are many types of arthritis of the hip as in other joints of the body.  Arthritis is basically an inflammatory condition within the joint that may involve just the synovial lining cartilage or extend to destruction of the bone.  There are various forms of arthritis.  The most commonly being...

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Are You Looking to Avoid Surgery?

If you haven't found joint relief should schedule a personal consultation with Dennis M. Lox, M.D., to learn if you are able to get joint relief without the need for invasive surgery.

Stem Cell Therapy in Tampa Bay, FL and Los Angeles, CA

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