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86 Year Old Is Doing Great One Year After Knee Stem Cells with Expert Dr. Lox

Jan 21, 2018

86 Year Old Woman Reports That She is Doing Great One Year After Knee Stem Cells with Dennis M. Lox, MD, One year after having knee stem cells with world renown stem cells expert Dennis M. Lox, MD,, an 86 year old woman states that she is doing great. Her initial complaints to Dennis M. Lox, MD, were pain, loss of range of motion, and difficulty walking for prolonged periods. These are normal complaints about patients in their 70’s and…

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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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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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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Can Arise in Multiple Sites

May 22, 2014

Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Can Arise in Multiple Sites When the unfortunate news that avascular necrosis (AVN) has made it’s pretty traumatic. Yet, in non-traumatic avascular necrosis (AVN), it may arise in many sites. AVN in both hips is a common presentation, however, finding AVN in a hip and a knee can occur. This often confounds the physician because patients frequently complain of pain in many sites, thus a high index of suspicion for poly-AVN, must be readily at hand. Dennis…

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Knee Stem Cells – An Alternative to Knee Replacement

Dec 19, 2013

Knee Stem Cells – An Alternative to Knee Replacement Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL As people age they face the wear and tear effects of arthritis. Often, patients are told when its bad enough we will replace your knee. Now in the age of regenerative medicine, patients are seeking options  that are an alternative to knee replacement. Regenerative medicine therapies,such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy are becoming more common. Patients are looking to avoid knee…

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Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis and Stem Cell Therapy

Nov 04, 2013

Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system literally attacks its own joints and tissues. A patient with multi-joint rheumatoid arthritis presented with debilitating rheumatoid arthritis. Many joints had already become frozen and disfigured. Her problem was now affecting her knees, so walking was becoming limited- resulting in decreasing quality of life. She had researched regenerative medicine to a great extent having…

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Osteoarthritis: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy

Oct 22, 2013

Osteoarthritis: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Traditional medicine has viewed osteoarthritis as an incurable progressive process. Recent research shows that this mindset not necessarily correct. There are many processes that may be at work causing the osteoarthritis. Genetics, for one, is now known to play a part. Joint trauma unquestionably leads to accelerated of arthritis. Also, surgery is traumatic to joints as well.  More surgeries performed on one body part enhances…

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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) at Multiple Sites

Oct 13, 2013

Avascular Necrosis (AVN) at Multiple Sites Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Avascular Necrosis (AVN) may be associated with trauma, it may be idiopathic, or it could result from a number of medical disorders. Avascular necrosis (AVN) is the result of a loss or disruption to blood flow to an area of bone. Common areas for AVN are the hip, knee and shoulder. It may also occur bilaterally or in both hips, or may be seen in the hip and…

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Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Shoulder Joint

Sep 06, 2013

Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Shoulder Joint Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Osteonecrosis or avascular necrosis (AVN) of the shoulder is a frequent joint afflicted with osteonecrosis or AVN. The shoulder is highly susceptible to osteonecrosis or avascular necrosis (AVN) when sports injury or trauma impairs blood flow to the humerus bone of the arm. This results in bone cellular death (necrosis). After trauma and sports injuries in athletes,  certain disease states can result in shoulder Osteonecrosis.…

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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.