Knee Osteoarthritis: the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL
What do you do when your told your knee is so bad that you need a total knee replacement (TKR) ?
Knee Replacement surgery is not always successful. Complications such as infection, blood clots, the need for additional knee surgery are realities of contemplating knee surgery. Alternatives to knee surgery, such as Regenerative medicine techniques Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy may provide an alternative option to knee surgery. Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine specialist in the Tampa Bay, Florida area provides Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy options to his patients for knee conditions. Sports injuries, meniscal tears, ACL tears and avascular necrosis (AVN) all have been treated with stem cells. Find out if your a candidate for alternatives to knee surgery with stem cell treatment.
About Dennis M. Lox, M.D.
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.