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Knee Pain and Injuries

Jun 29, 2015

The knee may be injured from a variety of causes. The two most common problems encountered in the knee are osteoarthritis and meniscal tears. Other frequent problems of the knee include ligament sprains and tears, bursitis, and anterior cruciate ligament tears (ACL). If the blood supply to the surrounding bone is disrupted, leading to a loss of circulation, then that region of bone cells may die (necrosis). The term avascular necrosis refers to this phenomenon. Avascular: loss of blood supply…

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A Washington D.C. Patient Travels For Knee Stem Cells

Jun 17, 2015

Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Specialist often sees patients from far away. A Washington D.C. Patient with knee arthritis decided not to wait for Dr. Lox to come to the Washington D.C. Metro area, he elected to fly to Florida and have a beach vacation after his knee stem cell treatment. Dr. Lox has many patients that opt for the stem cell- beach gets away weekend. Many patients are delighted that after having knee stem cell…

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Knee AVN in a Mexican Soccer Player: Stem Cell Opinion with Dr. Lox

May 20, 2015

Knee AVN in a soccer player is difficult. The use of stem cells to treat AVN has been utilized, and Dennis M. Lox, MD, a stem cell expert has treated soccer players with knee AVN, and other types of AVN before. Dr. Lox has employed stem cell treatments to keep these soccer players on the field. Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes impaired, in this case the knee. This results in bone…

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Malaysian Finds Knee Stem Cells Cheaper In United States with Dr. Lox

Apr 22, 2015

Often with Medical care patients find bargains overseas at offshore clinics with drastic savings compared to having dental work or major surgery in the United States. A Malaysian patient consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine and found that if he traveled to the United States and treated his knee meniscal tear with stem cells it would be 1/5 the price he was quoted in Malaysia. This reverse medical tourism is finding traction Dr. Lox…

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Canadian Pleased with Knee Stem Cell Therapy

Apr 17, 2015

Canadian Pleased with Knee Stem Cell Therapy. After 9 months a Canadian returned to enjoy the spring in Florida, and proudly announce how pleased she was that her knee stem cell treatment had been a success. Suffering from knee arthritis she was told she needed a knee joint replacement surgery. She was adamant she wanted an alternative to knee surgery, and she elected to have knee stem cell therapy with Dennis M. Lox, MD,. Canada has a long wait normally…

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A Patient Drives all Night From Alabama for Knee Stem Cells

Apr 16, 2015

A patient from Alabama drove all night to consult Dennis M. Lox, MD, for knee stem cell injections at his Tampa Bay, Florida office. Dr. Lox often sees patients from around the world and throughout the continental United States for various problems including knee pain. Stem cells are a possible option for some patients. Dr. Lox carefully assesses each patient to determine their optimal treatment course. Not all patients are the same, and therefore not all treatment should be the…

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Nebraska Farmer Back To Work After Knee Stem Cells

Apr 14, 2015

Knee Stem Cells 3 months after having knee stem cells a Nebraska farmer has returned to tending to the daily chores of his farm. Farm life can be rigorous and the knee often takes a lot of the workload. Knee stem cells may be an option when arthritis or osteoarthritis affects the knee. Stem cells may exert many effects, including controlling the immune response and aid in repair or regeneration. Dr. Lox is an expert in stem cell treatments for…

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Knee Arthritis In a Runner treated with Stem Cells

Apr 09, 2015

Knee Arthritis In a Runner treated with Stem Cells. Dennis M. Lox, MD, is a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert, and as such he is routinely asked to treat athletes knees with stem cells. Runners, including long-distance marathon runners, place undue stress on their knees. Genetics, age, and prior injury all factor into the progression of knee osteoarthritis (arthritis). Most athletes wish to continue their sport, often if it continues to exacerbate their underlying condition. This is a constant source…

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Runner with Knee Arthritis Has Knee Stem Cells

Apr 03, 2015

Runner with Knee Arthritis Has Knee Stem Cells. A runner with chronic knee pain under went knee stem cell treatment with Dennis M. Lox, MD,. Th runner had progressive pain and eventually could no onager run. His goal was to remain active, return to some running and avoid a knee replacement surgery. Dr. Lox treats many athletes with knee pain, and often their goal with Stem Cell Therapy is to avoid a total knee joint replacement surgery. Knee arthritis tends…

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A 60-year-old with chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis turned to Dr. Dennis Lox for Stem Cell Therapy.

Apr 02, 2015

Stem Cell Therapy and Knee Pain A 60-year-old female patient who has chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis turned to Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Stem Cell Therapy. Her life was once very athletic playing many sports and having an active lifestyle. Pain, swelling and his inability to be active caused his weight to increase to 305 pounds, which compounded his knee arthritis. The patient traveled from another state after hearing of Dr. Lox and agreeing to his recommendations. Knee stem cells…

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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.