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Volleyball Player states she is 100% at 6 months after Knee Stem Cells

May 22, 2017

A patient presented to Dr. Lox who was experiencing extended knee pain. The volleyball player decided on knee stem cell therapy and 6 months later reports 100% improvement. Dr. Lox has treated many athletes with stem cell therapy. When knee pain precludes an athlete from continued sports participation despite conservation measures they are often left with surgical opinions or seeking alternative treatment measures. This athlete chose to have Dr. Lox perform knee stem cell therapy. Stem cell therapy is gaining…

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Canadian Hockey has Knee Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

May 08, 2017

A Canadian Hockey player traveled to have knee stem cell treatment because of several knee injuries over the years. These injuries included a meniscus tear and knee arthroscopic surgery. He began having increasing difficulty skating and playing hockey, so he decided upon stem cell therapy after hearing about Dr. Lox. After his knee stem cell therapy knee pain and swelling diminished. Dr. Lox advised him about timelines for a return to sport and his activity level after the stem cell…

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A Patient Flies From Bangladesh For Treatment with Dr. Lox For Knee Stem Cells.

May 03, 2017

Dr. Lox treats patients around the globe with stem cell therapy for different types of orthopedic and sports medicine problems. One patient traveled from Bangladesh for stem cell therapy because of constant knee pain. The patient was amazed at the simplicity of the procedure and how thorough Dr. Lox was in answering all his questions. There is no one size fits all approach that should be employed, Dr. Lox promotes individualized treatment for everyone and believes in quality patient care. The science…

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A Golfer with Knee Pain Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

May 01, 2017

Dennis M. Lox, MD, a leading stem cell expert, has treated many athletes, including golfers with stem cell therapy. Golfers may be afflicted with many ailments, not just golfers elbow. A particular golfer who was complaining of persistent knee pain presented to Dr. Lox as conservative treatment such as rest, anti-inflammatory medications, cortisone, and hyaluronic acid injections were not effective. The golfer was told he had knee arthritis and would eventually need a knee replacement. This was not what he…

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1 Year After Knee Stem Therapy with Dr. Lox, Patient Deems it Success

Apr 03, 2017

A year after receiving knee stem cell therapy with Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a 59-year-old woman simply said thank you. Her story was more interesting. A year before she couldn’t walk any great distance without severe knee pain. She felt like crying over her situation as her doctors told her the only option was having both knees totally replaced. She commented if I had never met Dr. Lox, I would have done the knee replacement surgery. She researched alternative therapies,…

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Knee Pain and Stem Cells: What does the future look like?

Mar 17, 2017

Regenerative Medicine Medicine is constantly changing and the same is true for stem cell science and Regenerative Medicine in general. Autologous Therapy No longer does a patient need a donor and immunosuppressive drugs with serious side effects for stem cells. Previously, cartilage cells from a patient’s own knee were harvested and grown in a lab to greater numbers. Due to technique flaws, autologous Chondrocyte implantation led to cartilage overgrowth in patients under 50. The FDA now restricts lab-grown autologous stem cells…

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Chronic Knee Pain Still Gone 4 years after Knee Stem Cell Treatment

Jul 25, 2016

A patient presented to Dennis M. Lox, MD,, an expert in knee stem cell treatment, with progressive knee pain. The patient opted for stem cell treatment and followed up with Dr. Lox 4 years later.  The patient stated his knee stem cell therapy was an overwhelming success. Prior to treatment, the patient’s condition had deteriorated to the point knee osteoarthritis had significantly damaged his knee joint. The patient was told a knee joint replacement would be in the future. Therefore at…

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Knee AVN doing well after Stem Cell Therapy

Jul 12, 2016

A year after stem cell therapy for knee AVN, the patient is doing very well. This patient noted diminished pain, improved function and walking. Knee Pain Knee pain is a common orthopedic problem. Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes impaired. This loss of blood supply results in ischemia leading to bone cell death or necrosis. This is commonly called avascular necrosis (AVN), though many other names have been used to describe the…

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Knee and Hip Stem Cells in the Treatment of Arthritis

Jun 13, 2016

Patients are initially reluctant to consider stem cell therapy but as they begin to understand stem cells, they begin to consider it as a potential option. In one case, a patient who already underwent knee stem therapy did so well that he returned to have his hip treated. Arthritis or Osteoarthritis Arthritis or osteoarthritis is the most common reason patients elect to have stem cell procedures performed. Over half of the patients greater than 60 have osteoarthritis and knee and…

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A Patient from France Consults with Dr. Dennis Lox

May 31, 2016

A patient from France consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for the evaluation and treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Knee stem cell treatments may be a viable option for some patients with underlying knee arthritis. The use of stem cells for the treatment of knee arthritis is not new and is slowly but surely gaining popularity. Stem Cell History Since the 1960’s stem cells were used in bone marrow transplants. It was not clear at the time that the ability to replenish…

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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.