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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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German Man Inquires about Knee Stem Cells

May 25, 2016

A man from Germany consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, about knee stem cell options. Knee stem cells are gaining popularity as more patients begin to understand the various potential applications for stem cells in today’s medical field. A stem cell is a helper cell which aids in tissue repair and regeneration. Most patients seek to prevent knee replacement surgery and improve the functional level. Knee Injuries Athletes with knee injuries can be severely limited in their sports, however, stem cells could…

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Knee Stem Cells 5 years later

May 05, 2016

A patient who had knee stem cells with Dennis M. Lox, MD, 5 years ago, was so pleased with his results he is going to have shoulder stem cells with Dr. Lox. Knee Stem Cells The patient had moderate knee osteoarthritis. He elected to have knee stem cells 5 years ago with Dr. Lox, and his knee pain diminished significantly. Additionally, his functional level improved and he began doing more activities he hadn’t done in years with his knees. Now…

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Patient from Croatia with Pre-patellar

Apr 15, 2016

A patient from Croatia with pre-patellar bursitis consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for knee stem cells. The pre-patellar bursae are the sac or bursae in front or on top of the kneecap. The old term for this was housemaids knee, as the constant kneeling from doing house chores placed undue strain and irritation upon the pre-patellar bursae. In patients who do not kneel repetitively for work, this may signify another problem. There are many reasons the knee may be swollen.…

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Patient in Dubai with Knee OA

Apr 13, 2016

A patient in Dubai contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for information regarding knee stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox an expert in knee stem cells has treated patients from around the world. Knee problems may be manifested in many ways. Acute injuries such as knee meniscal tears, anterior cruciate ligament tears (ACL), knee sprains, collateral ligament tears and acute knee swelling may occur from sports injury or trauma. Older injuries may be manifested by the development of arthritis (osteoarthritis), prior knee…

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A Patient with Knee Stem Cells

Mar 30, 2016

Patients may initially be reluctant at first to consider stem cell therapy. As they begin to understand stem cells, they may begin to consider it as a potential option. One patient who already underwent knee stem therapy did so well he returned to have his hip treated. Often patients who are initially wary for knee stem cells may be more wary of a knee joint replacement. These patients may find improvement after a few months and elect to have another…

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59 year old Walking 1 hour with no pain

Mar 18, 2016

A 59-year-old man who underwent knee stem cells with Dennis M. Lox, MD, is pleased with his results. Besides knee pain, his reduced walking ability had significantly affected his quality of life. This led him to seek treatment with Dr. Dennis an expert in knee stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox determined with his knee arthritis he would be a suitable candidate for knee stem cells. The treatment was deemed successful by the gentleman as his walking tolerance had increased far…

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63 year old Climbs Macchu Picchu

Mar 14, 2016

A 63-year-old woman who previously was unable to do extensive walking or hiking received knee stem cell therapy. She had always been an active person, and the reduction in her functional level due to knee osteoarthritis was not acceptable to her. She consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in stem cell therapy. She was diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis or joint arthritis. Knee osteoarthritis is typically a progressive disorder, it gets with advancing age. She was not interested in knee…

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Patient with Knee Stem Cells

Feb 29, 2016

A patient who underwent knee stem cells with Dr. Lox did very well. He even displayed increased cartilage growth as demonstrated on repeat knee x-Rays. He did have persistence of difficulty with his hip. His hip X-rays were much worse and did not respond to hip stem cell therapy. His condition was complicated by obesity, and the additional strain of being 100 pounds overweight was an obvious detriment. This fact had led his orthopedic surgeons to be reluctant to consider…

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Feb 15, 2016

Knee osteoarthritis or arthritis is a common disorder. Arthritis afflicts greater than 50% of all adults greater than 60. The knee is second only to the low back in a frequency of occurrence of arthritis. For this reason, alternative treatments such as stem cell therapy are gaining in popularity as more patients wish to avoid knee replacement, and remain active later in life. Stem cells may exert their effect by modulating the inflammatory cascade. Knee joint degeneration is under many…

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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.