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A Gift for Dr. Lox: A Patient Paints the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta

May 16, 2019

A patient named Carol was a long time patient of Dr. Lox and an artist, who painted for a living. She was very fond of Dr. Lox as a physician and as an outstanding person. She often discussed interesting topics with Dr. Lox, one of which was about her father, who was a wrestler. Carol knew Dr. Lox was a former wrestler as well. She was traveling with her father to Atlanta to see the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Her…

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Asthmatic on 1/2 Cortisone Dose Pack; now Both Hips have AVN

May 10, 2019

Asthma, Corticosteroids, and AVN An asthmatic patient took a 1/2 Medrol dose pack in the year 2003. She began with immediate pain in both hips and did not finish the Medrol dose pack. Her pain persisted, and by 2009, an MRI of her bilateral hips was ordered. The MRI revealed Avascular necrosis (AVN) of both her hips.  Avascular necrosis occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone is impaired. This leads to bone cell death or necrosis. Corticosteroids…

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Former Football Lineman Has Knee Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox

Jan 31, 2019

Football and Knee Pain A former collegiate football lineman consulted Dr. Dennis Lox for Knee Stem Cell Therapy. The Football Player weighed 280 pounds during his playing weight days. As many football players do, he had several knee injuries that recovered, allowing him to continue to play football. Knees, Trauma, Surgery and Arthritis Thirty years later he began having knee pain in his right knee. He ultimately at age 51 had a right knee meniscectomy. The right knee pain never…

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Dr. Lox and Bodybuilder Aaron Reed talk Athletes, Bo Jackson, AVN, and Stem Cells at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago LA

Jan 18, 2019

Dr. Lox Talks Sports Injury, Athletes such as Bo Jackson, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine with Bodybuilder Aaron Reed On a recent trip to sunny Los Angeles, California to treat patients, Dr. Lox an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy, met his friend Aaron Reed, known as the worlds tallest bodybuilder in Los Angeles, California (LA), and dined at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago in Beverly Hills, California to talk sports injuries, athletes, Bo Jackson, Regenerative Medicine, and…

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15 Year Old Bosnian Soccer Player with ACL and PCL Tear Consults Dr. Lox for Knee Stem Cells

Dec 12, 2018

Soccer Injuries and Knee Stem Cells A 15 year old Bosnian soccer player, sustained a terrible knee injury. The terrible triad is known as tearing the ACL, Medial Meniscus, and Medial Collateral Ligament(MCL). This teen soccer player did more. He tore his ACL, PCL, Medial and lateral collateral and sustained a bone bruise to the Medial Femoral Condyle. His father, also a soccer player, had torn his ACL and had it surgically repaired, the son wanted to avoid this, thus…

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Athletes and Knee Pain

Nov 12, 2018

Athletes and Knee Pain Some seek knee pain relief in conjunction with shoulder pain relief at the same time. Weightlifting places excessive stress on both the shoulder and the knee. Often the backbone of traditional strength regimes is shoulder over presses, also known as military presses. Bench Presses and Squats Bench presses have been to the upper body, as squats as to lower body. However, both exercises have resulted in numerous athletes sports injuries. Being stronger as weightlifter entails heavy…

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ABC Action News Dr. Lox with former NFL Players Derrick Brooks, Ian Beckles, former Boxing Champion Antonio Tarver and Brandi Winans

Nov 12, 2018

Dennis M. Lox M.D. was featured on ABC Action News with host Natalie Taylor. He was joined by his patients NFL Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks, former NFL teammate Ian Beckles, former World Boxing Champion Antonio Tarver, and Author / NFL retired players liaison, Brandi Winans. The show was a discussion of stem cells for athletes with joint pain, patients dealing with arthritis and aging, and how to lead a better quality of life with new advancements in Regenerative Medicine and…

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Dr. Lox on Low Back Pain – Weights, Exercises, Diet and Stem Cell Injections in LA

Oct 17, 2018

Your Low Back and Your Pain: Exercises and Weightlifting A frequent question Dr. Lox is asked is, “What exercises are right to do for low back pain? What about lifting weights in the gym? Can stem cells help with their low back pain?”  Understanding low back pain, anatomy, and physiology are important.  There is no “one size fits all” exercise for everyone because not everyone has the same issue so not everyone should do the same low back exercise.  An…

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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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Basketball Player With ACL, PCL Tear of Knee Consults with Dr. Lox

Oct 12, 2018

A Basketball player sustained a significant knee injury with a ACL and PCL tear. He failed to improve adequately with surgery, and consulted with Dennis M. Lox M.D. for knee stem cell therapy. Athletes who fail to completely improve after surgery consider Regenerative Medicine options such as knee stem cell therapy as good alternative options to keep them competing. This basketball player had two knee surgeries including an ACL repair, medial meniscus debridement, and later a core decompression and another…

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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.