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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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LA California Man with Hip Osteonecrosis has Hip Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Oct 04, 2018

An LA California Patient with Hip Osteonecrosis has Hip Stem Cells A patient from California with hip osteonecrosis, opted for hip stem cells with Dr. Lox in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of Beverly Hills. The patient was young and athletic, and did not want to consider hip replacement surgery, moreover, he was looking for Regenerative Medicine as an option to help his body heal itself. The prospect of doing nothing, and hoping his hip osteonecrosis (AVN) would not worsen…

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Dr. Lox talks Shoulder Pain with Ron Diaz and Jay Recher on iHeart 620 AM

Sep 28, 2018

Dr. Lox talks Shoulder Pain with Ron Diaz and Jay Recher on iheart 620 AM Dennis M. Lox M.D. was invited back on iheart 620’s Radio studio to talk sports problems, with Ron Diaz fielding questions on shoulder pain. Ron first queried about the use of stem cells in Major League Baseball pitchers throwing arm. Dr. Lox has treated many of the Major League pitchers before and after shoulder arthroscopic surgery, as well as Tommy John elbow surgery. Decades of…

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Why Do My Hands Go Numb While I Am Sleeping?

Aug 06, 2018

HAND NUMBNESS WHILE SLEEPING This is an interesting question that many people have.  It may have many possible reasons.  It is frustrating as it often leads to poor sleep.  When you sleep, many things can occur.  The position of your neck and body shifts, your hands move, and you frequently toss and turn.  Each of these factors may result in your hands going numb while you sleep.  Common causes include neck problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, posture and positioning while sleeping.  Let’s…

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A Patient from New York with hip AVN consults Dr. Lox

Jul 14, 2018

Regenerative Therapy and Hip AVN A patient from New York presented to Dr. Lox with hip AVN.  AVN is also known as osteonecrosis and occurs when the blood flow to a region of bone is impaired, which leads to bone cell death. What Causes AVN? Regenerative Medicine has become an increasingly popular alternative strategy for the treatment of AVN (hip). The gravest concern with the diagnosis of avascular necrosis is the necrotic region of bone may collapse, leading to rapid…

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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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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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76 Year-old Gentlemen Enjoys Life One Year Post Stem Cell Therapy

Nov 27, 2013

76 Year-old Gentlemen Enjoys Life one Year Post Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL My 76-year-old male patient was, at first, a bit skeptical at first about the concept of stem cell therapy. However even his own doctor had been treated by Dennis M. Lox, MD, and experienced great improvement. That was enough to get him to consult with Dr.Lox. He did have extensive arthritis but he did not not want a total knee replacement. He decided…

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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 arrays 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 Injures: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Dennis M. Lox M.D. maintains an active practice in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, and in Beverly Hills, California.