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A Baseball Pitcher with Tommy John Elbow and Shoulder Pain Consults Dr. Lox

Apr 26, 2019

Baseball pitchers are notorious for elbow Tommy John and Shoulder pain problems. This pitcher consulted Dr. Lox for shoulder pain. The shoulder and elbow are prone to potentially career-ending injuries. The shoulder rotator cuff and glenoid labrum are particularly frequent injured sites in baseball pitchers. The elbow is universally famous for the Tommy John surgery and injury. Made famous by LA Dodger pitcher Tommy John, and the equally famous LA orthopedic surgeon Frank Jobe of the Kerlan-Jobe clinic who developed…

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65 Year Old Obstacle Course Racer with Shoulder Pain

Apr 19, 2019

Shoulder Pain and Sports When a 65-year-old lifelong athlete hurt his shoulder, he went the traditional route saw an orthopedic surgeon and got a shoulder MRI. The MRI revealed a glenoid labral tear and a tear of the long head of the biceps. He was told he needed surgery to repair his shoulder, but there were no guarantees at his age, and he might not return to sports with his shoulder.  Oh, and by the way, it may lead to…

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Shoulder Dislocation, Labral Tear and Brachial Plexus Injury

Apr 17, 2019

Dr. Lox on Shoulder Dislocation and Trauma Sometimes things run in spurts. Including diagnoses. Recently Dr. Lox saw multiple shoulder dislocations in a week. All different causes. Some were sports injuries, while others were just bad luck traumatic injuries. All had shoulder labral tears as a result of the shoulder dislocation. One was extremely severe.  It included nerve injury to the brachial plexus. Shoulder Dislocation and Labral Tears The shoulder is held in place by cartilage covering known as the…

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Shoulder Dislocation Labral Tear After Falling Off A Horse in The Grand Canyon

Apr 05, 2019

Shoulder Labral Tears and Shoulder Dislocation Traumatic falls with an outstretched arm can sometimes do a lot of damage to a variety of structures. A patient was taking a guided tour on horseback through the Grand Canyon. Unexpectedly, he was thrown from the horse. During his fall his right dominant arm was outstretched and injured. He immediately knew it was dislocated. It relocated back in place when he moved it. The pain was intense. In order for a shoulder to…

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A Gymnast with Shoulder Labral Tear Consults Dr. Lox

Mar 20, 2019

Shoulder Labral Tear after Dislocation A Teen gymnast dislocated her shoulder. It relocated by itself, and she thought she was all better. Unknowing the true nature of shoulder dislocation she kept competing. Her shoulder dislocated 2 more times. This totaled 3 shoulder dislocations. At this point, she saw an orthopedic surgeon and an MRI of her shoulder was obtained. A large labral tear was noted. The orthopedic surgeon gave her options of surgery with a 4-month recovery with no gymnastics.…

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Professional Wrestler with Knee and Shoulder Arthritis

Mar 01, 2019

Professional Wrestler 6’4” and 350 Pounds, Not your Average Patient Dennis M. Lox M.D. has treated many elite athletes. Professional wrestlers often are plagued with chronic injuries later in their careers, including knee and shoulder arthritis. This professional wrestler was a living example of knee and shoulder pain with arthritis.  Repetitive trauma, prior surgery, and advancing age all predispose to degenerative joint arthritis. Dr. Lox has lectured at National and International Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Scientific Medical Conferences, with…

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Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy in Tennis Players

Jan 27, 2019

Knee Problems in The Greatest Tennis Players Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer perhaps two of the greatest tennis players ever are still playing in their mid to late thirties when previous generations were long retired. This dynamic duo of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are still at this golden age still winning the greatest tennis tournaments in the sport the grand slams. Both have more grand slam trophies 17 and 20 respectively than any other…

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LA, California Tennis Player on Senior Circuit Consults Dr. Lox for Shoulder Pain Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Options

Jan 23, 2019

Shoulder Problems in Tennis Players  A few common shoulder problems that occur in tennis players are: –Impingement syndrome-Rotator Cuff tear-Labral tear-Glenohumeral arthritis Tennis players are clustered in warm weather states such as Florida and California to take advantage of year long playing capability. Both Florida and Southern California be it the major metropolitan or areas of San Diego or LA (Los Angeles), or South Florida, Tampa Bay, Sarasota, or Orlando, all have great tennis and golf weather. Whether the Tennis…

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A Shoulder Improves After Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox Plays Golf Tournament

Jan 21, 2019

Golf and Shoulder Pain A mid sixties avid golfer began having increasing right shoulder pain from shoulder arthritis. It progressed to hinder his golf game, eventually he stopped golfing, and that’s when he decided to contact Dennis M. Lox M.D. Dr. Lox an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, understood his problem right away. After treating his shoulder with Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy he returned to play in a golf tournament. Making him very happy indeed. Dr. Lox…

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Dr. Lox Consults Former World Boxing Champion Antonio Tarver for Regenerative Therapy

Jan 03, 2019

Boxing Champ Antonio Tarver Consults Dr. Lox Antonio Tarver a former multi-weight class World Boxing Champion consulted Dennis M. Lox M.D. for shoulder knee and ankle pain, and Regenerative Medicine options, such as stem cell therapy. Antonio Tarver is a south paw, boxing speak for a left handed boxer. Lefties often throw the timing off the more common right handed boxers. Having your dominant arm have difficult is a very period for a professional boxer. Athletes Boxers and Shoulder Pain…

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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.