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Why Diet and Exercise Are Important for Your Knee

May 06, 2019

What is Wrong with Your Knee? When we talk about knee pain we typically start with a diagnosis: this is what is wrong with your knee, a medical description term. Sometimes this makes complete sense to the patient, while at other times it is meaningless. There is even a separate medical term doctors add to x-rays or MRI reports, operative reports, and medical consultations. Patients are given lay terms like torn cartilage, clean out my knee, or bone on bone.…

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LA California Man with Arthritic Two Knees

Apr 29, 2019

Skiing Knee Injuries Knee Arthritis is seldom isolated. A man from Los Angeles (LA), California consulted Dennis M. Lox M.D. for evaluation of what started as left knee pain, and then the story evolved as most do to more complicated. This particular gentleman was in his late 50’s and noted he had a torn knee meniscus, confirmed by an MRI years ago. Many years. when pressed further he felt it was about 20 years ago. A big difference to a…

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Soccer Player Knee Arthritis After 3 Arthroscopic Surgeries

Mar 20, 2019

Knee Arthritis Development After Surgery Knee Arthritis is not just for the old. It can happen to the young as well. Many patients who treat with Dennis M. lox M.D., are younger patients who develop knee arthritis at an early age. Often they have several things in common. Trauma and prior knee surgery. Once people understand that surgery is another form of trauma, it becomes clear. Often the reason for knee surgery is trauma. So knee surgery following trauma results…

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Professional Wrestler with Knee and Shoulder Arthritis

Mar 01, 2019

Professional Wrestler 6’4” and 350 Pounds, Not your Average Patient Dennis M. Lox M.D. has treated many elite athletes. Professional wrestlers often are plagued with chronic injuries later in their careers, including knee and shoulder arthritis. This professional wrestler was a living example of knee and shoulder pain with arthritis.  Repetitive trauma, prior surgery, and advancing age all predispose to degenerative joint arthritis. Dr. Lox has lectured at National and International Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Scientific Medical Conferences, with…

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The Future of Knee and Arthritis Pain

Feb 01, 2019

The Future of Knee Arthritis  Dennis M. Lox M.D. is an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Lox was an early practitioner in sports and stem cell therapy, and this experience has led to a unique perspective on knee pain, arthritis and treatment options. There have been many proposed treatments utilizing stem cell drugs under clinical trials for knee osteoarthritis. Knee Stem Cell Drug Clinical Trials One study, which is worth closely looking at, was the Osiris company, a…

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Athletes and Knee Pain

Nov 12, 2018

Athletes and Knee Pain Some seek knee pain relief in conjunction with shoulder pain relief at the same time. Weightlifting places excessive stress on both the shoulder and the knee. Often the backbone of traditional strength regimes is shoulder over presses, also known as military presses. Bench Presses and Squats Bench presses have been to the upper body, as squats as to lower body. However, both exercises have resulted in numerous athletes sports injuries. Being stronger as weightlifter entails heavy…

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ABC Action News Dr. Lox with former NFL Players Derrick Brooks, Ian Beckles, former Boxing Champion Antonio Tarver and Brandi Winans

Nov 12, 2018

Dennis M. Lox M.D. was featured on ABC Action News with host Natalie Taylor. He was joined by his patients NFL Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks, former NFL teammate Ian Beckles, former World Boxing Champion Antonio Tarver, and Author / NFL retired players liaison, Brandi Winans. The show was a discussion of stem cells for athletes with joint pain, patients dealing with arthritis and aging, and how to lead a better quality of life with new advancements in Regenerative Medicine and…

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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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285 Pound ex-Collegiate Weightlifter has Knee Stem Cell Therapy For Knee Pain Arthritis

Aug 28, 2018

Ex-athletes who treat with Dennis M. Lox M.D. for Knee Pain are Motivated This ex-athlete went from a solid muscular 200-pound athlete to a 285 pound,53 years old professional.  Not everyone has to be an athlete or former athlete to get better with knee stem cell therapy. Losing weight is not just easier on the knee, it also lowers risk for a variety of diseases. Patients with high blood pressure or diabetes often reduce or eliminate their medications after weight…

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How To Read A Knee X-Ray

Aug 15, 2018

The 2 Main Bones The large thigh bone is known as the femur, which lies between two shin bones.  The larger shin bone is called the tibia and the smaller shin bone is called the fibula, which does not connect to the knee joint.  The inside of the femur and tibia form the medial joint and the outside of the femur and tibia form the lateral compartment. X-rays show bones but cartilage, ligaments, and muscles can only be seen on…

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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.