Knee Stem Cell Therapy: Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery
The wear and tear effects of arthritis occur with age. Prior trauma or surgery can predispose to early onset arthritis or osteoarthritis (this is the wear and tear arthritis). Often patients are told, when the arthritis in one or both knees is bad enough, they will need to have knee replacement therapy. Regenerative Medicine now offers patients who are seeking an alternative to knee replacement surgery. Regenerative medicine is an emerging and exciting field of medicine. therapies such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy are becoming more commonly known.
Patients are also seeking more information to become more educated about their choices. Patients are often hoping to avoid knee replacement if possible. Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Specialist states he often is consulted by patients investigating stem cells to avoid surgery. . Dr. Lox states early preventative measures patients with regenerative procedures such as PRP and Stem Cell Therapy will increasing be seen in patients wanting to be active later in life. Especially those athletically inclined.
Dennis M. Lox, MD, serves patients in the greater Tampa Bay area, including, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa, New Port Richey, Sarasota, Orlando and Spring Hill. He has been pleased to accommodate the needs of patients throughout Florida, the United States, the Western Hemisphere, and Europe, as well. Located in the 33765 area, our office can be reached at (727) 462-5582.
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.