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Knee Arthritis and Treatment with Platelet Rich Therapy and Stem Cell Treatments

Oct 28, 2013

Knee Arthritis and Treatment with Platelet Rich Therapy and Stem Cell Treatments Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Knee osteoarthritis is a very common ailment among athletes and older adults. Each year, it affects countless individuals who all share a common goal – to ease or eliminate the pain of knee arthritis without the risk of invasive surgery. Osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis is a wear and tear phenomenon. It results in the end stage of knee Arthritis which may result…

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Sports Medicine, Athletic Injuries and Stem Cells

Oct 24, 2013

Sports Medicine, Athletic Injuries and Stem Cells buy cuban cigars online Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Sports are at the root of many traumatic injuries – especially injuries at much-used joints. Athletes excel to reach greater heights in their sport and in the process push their bodies harder and harder, resulting in greater chance of injury. Certain sports are more prone to certain injuries. Running sports, as an example, place undue stress on the legs – particularly the knee,…

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Osteoarthritis: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy

Oct 22, 2013

Osteoarthritis: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Traditional medicine has viewed osteoarthritis as an incurable progressive process. Recent research shows that this mindset not necessarily correct. There are many processes that may be at work causing the osteoarthritis. Genetics, for one, is now known to play a part. Joint trauma unquestionably leads to accelerated of arthritis. Also, surgery is traumatic to joints as well.  More surgeries performed on one body part enhances…

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Knee Osteoarthritis and Stem Cells

Sep 23, 2013

Knee Osteoarthritis and Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Although most patients think that, with advancing Knee Osteoarthritis, the only option is surgical or total knee replacement, the field of regenerative medicine is progressively proving itself as a viable option for many. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy are becoming increasing popular non-surgical options for knee osteoarthritis. Patients are often told their knees are bone on bone, yet often their is still cartilage available that can…

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Avascular Necrosis of the Hip in a Runner

Aug 26, 2013

Avascular Necrosis of the Hip in a Runner Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL      Avascular Necrosis (AVN) or osteonecrosis, may result from trauma, be idiopathic (unknown cause) or from a variety of other factors. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is the result of disruption of blood flow (avascular or ischemic) to the bone, which results in bone cell death (necrosis). Athletes who develop AVN may develop joint collapse, and in the hip this may be career ending. This was the…

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I Feel So Good, I Forgot My Cane

Aug 23, 2013

I Feel So Good, I Forgot My Cane Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL A very interesting thing happened today. A woman who received stem cell therapy to both knees for severe osteoarthritis two months ago returned for followup. Her initial appointment showed marked difficulty walking (antalgic gait), knee swelling, difficulty going from sitting to standing. 2 months later she had no pain, no swelling, walked freely without her cane. best antivirus software for mac The patient, her son, and…

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Failed Knee Meniscal Surgery in a Rodeo Star Treatment with Stem Cells

Aug 21, 2013

Failed  Knee Meniscal Surgery in a Rodeo Star Treatment with Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Most sports that are physical can injure the knee meniscus. Current standard treatments for athletes and non- athletes include surgical debridement of the knee meniscus. These may result in short term improvement in symptoms due to mechanical decompression of the knee joint. However, knee meniscal resection is not always successful. For the athlete with  a failed knee surgery, the impact on their…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Stem Cell Therapy

Aug 16, 2013

  Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg, and Clearwater, Fl Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune disorders have seen an interest in stem cell therapy. Simple reason. Stem cells are immunomodulatory cells. That means that can help regulate the immune system as well as provide an anti-inflammatory effect. Current biological therapy medications that work by suppressing various cytokines TNF-a, IL-1B or IL-6 are helpful to some patients but are unkind to others exerting serious side effects.…

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Dr Dennis Lox Presents Findings On Knee Osteoarthritis With Stem Cell Therapy

Jul 17, 2013

Dennis M. Lox, MD, Presents Findings On Knee  Osteoarthritis With Stem Cell Therapy  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl At the International Cartilage Repair Society Meeting in Izmir Turkey, September 2013, Dennis M. Lox, MD, will present his work on functional outcomes in patients with Knee Osteoarthritis that were treated with Stem Cell Therapy. Dr. Lox has been participating at various scientific meetings in Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy for several years combining his love for travel and adventure,…

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Autoimmune Disorders and Stem Cells

Jul 12, 2013

Autoimmune Disorders and Stem Cells    Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl      Autoimmune disorders, such as Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus, Chrohn’s disorder and the Seronegative Spondyloarthopathies like ankylosing spondylitis don’t get much mainstream attention from the press as their more common counterparts osteoarthritis. However, Regenerative Medicine is actively pursuing autoimmune disorders with stem cell treatments. The treatment of extremity complaints such as knee, shoulder, hip and wrist pain is not even close to the occurrence of low back pain says…

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