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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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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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Derrick Brooks NFL Hall of Famer Has Wrist Stem Cells With Dr. Lox

Jan 22, 2018

Treating Wrist Pain in Athletes with Stem Cell Therapy Wrist Stem Cells Derrick Brooks, a former professional football player with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Hall of fame member had wrist stem cells with Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a world-recognized Sports and Regenerative Medicine specialist. Brooks was a linebacker with the Tampa Bay Bucs and was part of the Buccaneers Super Bowl winning team in 2003. Stem Cell and PRP Injections Dr. Lox has treated numerous athletes with wrist ailments…

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A California Golfer with Wrist Pain has Stem Cell Treatment with Dr. Lox

Aug 07, 2017

Golfer Has Wrist Pain and Seeks Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox Stem Cell Therapy for Wrist Pain A golfer with a five-year history of left wrist pain underwent wrist stem cell therapy with Dennis M. Lox, MD, at his Beverly Hills, California office. The golfer was not sure exactly of an acute injury, but his wrist pain gradually progressed in his dominant hand over time. This affected not only quality of life issues, but his all-important golf game. He…

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A Gymnast goes for College Scholarship after Wrist Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Apr 26, 2017

A gymnast who injured her wrist failed to improve. She sought consultation with Dennis M. Lox, MD, a stem cell expert. Her story for a teen athlete was not comforting. She envisioned herself getting a college scholarship in gymnastics. Her story began with an injury to her wrist while in the course of a gymnastic routine. Thinking it would resolve with time, she instituted the usual sports medicine principles of rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medications. However, she kept having wrist…

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Concert Pianist Plays First Concert

Oct 07, 2015

Concert Pianist Plays First Concert After Wrist Stem Cells. The Concert pianist from England was diagnosis with wrist Avascular Necrosis and was told the most probably treatment option was to fuse her wrist. This would essentially end her career as a concert pianist. For this reason, she began researching treatment options including stem cell therapy. The problem she faced with continued concert play, was her wrist Avascular Necrosis would continue to wear and tear, resulting in the possibility of the…

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Wrist Scapholunate Tear

Oct 05, 2015

Wrist Scapholunate Tear Treated with Stem Cell Therapy. A patient with chronic wrist pain was diagnosed with a scapholunate ligament tear on MRI imaging. Scapholunate ligament injuries may be a source of chronic wrist pain. Along with TFCC tears of the wrist, scapholunate ligament injuries may hamper daily activities, work or athletic performance. The use of stem cell injections in chronic wrist injuries may be of value in healing without the risk of surgical procedures. The wrist is prone to…

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Wrist Pain from TFCC Tears and AVN

Oct 08, 2014

Wrist Pain from TFCC Tears and AVN. Wrist pain may develop from multiple factors. Trauma can injure many different wrist anatomical parts. This complex variety of structures in the wrist can create a dilemma in diagnosing wrist problems. The wrist is composed of the two long bones of the forearm, the radius, and ulna, as well as the two rows of carpal bones. Each bone is connected to another adjacent bone by ligaments. Additional cartilage lines the bone articulations to…

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Elite Collegiate Rower With Wrist AVN Undergoes Stem Cells With Dr. Dennis Lox

May 28, 2014

Elite Collegiate Rower With Wrist AVN Undergoes Stem Cells With Dennis M. Lox, MD,  When a collegiate rower with a college scholarship develops wrist avascular necrosis (AVN), this is a major dilemma. Avascular necrosis occurs when the blood supply to the bone becomes disrupted, leading to ischemia that results in bone cell death or necrosis. The bone then may collapse and develop a rapid secondary osteoarthritis. This patient injured his scaphoid bone (a bone in the mid-wrist), while playing basketball.…

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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.