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Professional Baseball Pitcher turns to Stem Cells to Treat Knee Pain

Nov 21, 2013

Professional Baseball Pitcher turns to Stem Cells To Treat Knee Pain Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL A professional baseball pitcher had several knee surgeries by two prominent sports medicine orthopedic surgeons. He continued to have symptoms after both surgeries, essentially making both unsuccessful. The pitcher heard of Dennis M. Lox, MD, – a sports and regenerative physician – after learning the doctor had helped a professional football player with a similar situation through stem cell therapy. The football player…

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Will to Exercise; It’s in Your Genes?

Jul 01, 2013

Will to Exercise; It’s in Your Genes?  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl There was an ad campaign for designer jeans that stated, nothing comes between me and my Calvin’s. What if it was not your jeans, but it was your genes? Scientists looking at the FTO gene (fat mass and obesity associated) have found that exercise can decrease the effects of this gene, and ward off obesity. 74% of all people living in the U.S. of European ancestry have…

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Can exercise accelerate arthritis?

May 15, 2013

Can exercise accelerate arthritis? Arthritis can present as a significant problem to exercise inclined individuals. Arthritis may be a natural progression of aging, be part genetic, or post-traumatic in origin. A frequent question with individuals who have joint arthritis is, what exercises can I do? This is a complex question, the answer often beyond what most people wish to hear. Simple answers with a structured response such as type of exercise, frequency, and duration are desired. However, those inclined to…

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