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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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Teen Baseball Player with Hip Pain and Hip AVN or Osteonecrosis

Sep 10, 2018

Teen Baseball Player with Hip Pain and Hip AVN Consults Dennis M. Lox M.D. A teen soccer player presented to Dr. Lox with an ankle (navicular bone) AVN and was treated with stem cell therapy. Prior to the treatment, she was told she would need an ankle fusion and would never be able to play soccer again. After her ankle stem cell therapy, she returned to play soccer and was the leading scorer on her high school team as a…

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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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Chicago Orthopedic Surgeon Consults Dr. Dennis Lox on PRP

Dec 29, 2014

Chicago Orthopedic Surgeon Consults Dennis M. Lox, MD, on PRP. Dr. Lox an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine on the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in a select patient. The question was of scientific merit on the specifics of treating this particular patient who had unique circumstances. Often patients will have their own unique circumstances which merit consideration for the best treatment. It is important to consider each patient individually as no two patients are alike, and as such,…

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Tennis Elbow Responds To Stem Cell Therapy and PRP

Dec 19, 2014

Tennis elbow may be a source of continued pain and even loss of sports participation for some athletes. When tennis elbows symptoms fail to respond to conservative measures, Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) may be considered for the treatment of these recalcitrant situations. Tennis elbow may result as chronic scarring or tendinosis. Tendinosis may mistakenly be referred to as tendinitis. This is a misnomer as there is no actual inflammation. Partial tears of the wrist extensor tendons…

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Chronic Low Back Pain Treated Successfully with PRP and Stem Cells

Jun 24, 2014

Chronic Low Back Pain Treated Successfully with PRP and Stem Cells When chronic low back pain occurs, it often frustrates and confounds the patient that there does not appear to be any lasting answers or relief. In fact, statistics have revealed only a 50% success rate with back surgery. That’s like flipping a coin. Not really the best odds or success rates to instill confidence to have these back surgeries. The truth is that back surgery is successful for very…

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Knee Pain Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

Apr 25, 2014

Knee Pain Treated with Stem Cell Therapy Knees are common joints for stem cell repair, therefore, we often see knee pain treated with stem cell therapy. Knees are commonly injured and are frequently operated on, and often develop osteoarthritis. Many savvy patients are looking for alternatives to knee joint replacement. Those who do their homework often find Regenerative Medicine strategies such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy as viable alternatives to surgery. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and…

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My Wrists with Torn TFCC “Feel Fantastic” After PRP, Proclaims Diver

Mar 19, 2014

My Wrists with Torn TFCC “Feel Fantastic” After PRP, Proclaims  Diver Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL After contacting Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, a competitive collegiate diver elected to proceed with Platelet Rich Plasma  (PRP) to both of her wrists after tearing both Triangulo-Fibrocartilagineous Complexes. The TFCC tears failed to respond to conservative measures and she elected to proceed with PRP under the direction of Dr. Lox. The procedure to the wrists with…

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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.