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Injury and age not slowing Peyton Manning down

Dec 27, 2012


Playing for a new team at the age of 36, would be difficult enough for most quarterbacks. Riding a 10 game win streak as well, is why Manning is considered an all time great. Doing this after a year layoff from a potentially career ending neck injury requiring surgery, followed by traveling to Germany for Stem Cell Therapy is uncharted territory. Manning is a true competitor. Age, injury and a new team, have combined to in his words make him a different player. He readily states he is not the same quarterback of old. Perhaps he is right the combination of factors have made the sum total of these parts a greater competitor at this time. Lesser men would not be playing. Lesser men would not have turned to Stem Cell Therapy after a neck fusion was not healing satisfactory. Perhaps it is a commentary that an elite athlete can show the ordinary man or weekend warrior, you can age gracefully and with the help of modern medicine continue to engage in the exercise and sports you love.

If you’re in pain or had an injury and are looking for an alternative to surgery, contact us immediately at one of our locations. Our Main Medical Center located in Tampa Bay, Florida (727) 462-5582 or at Beverly Hills, California (310) 975-7033.

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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 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.