Knee Regenerative Therapy as an Alternative Option to Knee Replacement Surgery
Every year, the knee and hip account for nearly a million joint replacements annually and the number continues to increase. The knee joint is the most frequent joint affected with problems in the lower leg and knee replacement surgery.
Stem Cells; A Viable Alternative To Replacement Surgery
Regenerative medicine therapy and stem cells, they are being used for a variety of orthopedic and sports injuries, and knee pain. Understanding the nature and cause of knee pain, especially Degenerative Knee Arthritis, and the use of Stem Cells for the treatment of knee pain, may help in determining if knee stem cell treatments may be an option.
Regenerative Medicine Treatments
These treatments have been presented in animal and human studies to show variable degrees of cartilage regeneration. Something no other current medical treatment for knee maladies can do. Though cartilage regeneration is not uniformly consistent in all patients and further studies are needed to properly delineate this, Dr. Dennis Lox, M.D has treated patients of diverse backgrounds, from all over the world, and trends for higher success can be seen, by understanding the science and art of Regenerative Medicine.
No cookie cutter approach should be undertaken, and experience is invaluable in proper patient selection. A personalized medicine approach is optimal for each and every patient. Dr. Lox creates a personalized treatment plan for each individual patient. No two patients are the same. This is very important.
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.