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Sulfuric Acid Burns treated with Stem Cells

Apr 09, 2013

Sulfuric Acid Burns treated with Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL      Russian Bolshoi ballet artistic director Sergei Filin was attacked on January 17, in which sulfuric acid was flung in his face. Russian doctors used umbilical cord stem cells to assist in the healing of his eyes and are optimistic his sight will be saved. He will continue with the stem cell treatment. Stem cells are finding many new applications for modern medicine. Multiple trials with blindness…

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Bicep Tear in a Weightlifter: Treating Shoulder Pain with PRP

Apr 09, 2013

Bicep Tear in a Weightlifter: Treating Shoulder Pain with PRP       Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL       Shoulder pain can be problematic for weightlifters and bodybuilders. Regenerative therapies focus on repair of injured tissue. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a regenerative procedure that may be used to treat shoulder ailments. Commonly injured shoulder regions in the weightlifter are the rotator cuff and the bicep tendon. Dr. Lox has successfully treated both rotator cuff problems and bicep tendon injuries with…

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Chronic Low Back Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Healed with PRP

Apr 03, 2013

      Chronic Low Back Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Healed with PRP Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL        Chronic low back pain afflicts a large segment of the population. It is estimated that it ranks second only behind the common cold as a health care problem, yet it exerts a much greater toll on society from health care expenditures and pain and debility. When chronic low back pain occurs in patents suffering from the systemic effects of rheumatoid arthritis and…

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Hip and Knee Arthritis at the Same Time: PRP or Stem Cells?

Apr 02, 2013

Hip and Knee Arthritis at the Same Time: PRP or Stem Cells? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater fl       Osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis is a common malady of aging, and as such can afflict multiple joints. Unfortunately this may involve the same limb. For bio-mechanical and obviously painful reasons this dual osteoarthritic problem involving both the hip and knee of the same limb poses treatment dilemmas. Often one leads to aggravation of the other. Limping or an antalgic gait leads…

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Skiing with Knee Pain: Regenerative Medicine, PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

Apr 02, 2013

     Skiing with Knee Pain: Regenerative Medicine PRP and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl      Knee pain is a frequent adverse consequence of skiing. Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) have been incorporated into the rehabilitation of skiing injuries. Many elite skiers have sustained significant injuries with some unable to return to prior competitive levels. Regenerative Medicine has evolved into a rapidly expanding field that has been applied to musculoskeletal and sports injuries. Athletes…

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