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A Week In the Life of a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Doctor

Apr 11, 2019

A Week In the Life of a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Doctor Not all weeks are the same for Dennis M. Lox M.D., a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert. Dr. Lox sees patients from all over the world, and some have quite unusual stories. This week was very sports oriented, with a lot of different martial artists. Dr. Lox’s schedule just works that way some times, there are many different types of Sports and Regenerative Medicine patients. Once…

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Your (Over) Weight and Your Knee

Apr 16, 2013

Your (Over) Weight and Your Knee Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, fl    I am often asked by patients what can be done for my arthritis? This is very prevalent in the knee. A glaring reality is that our society is overweight. The average American gains 10 pounds per decade. This translates to greater stress reactions on the weight bearing surface of the knee. The two bones which articulate to form the hinge knee joint are separated by cartilage and…

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Avascular Necrosis of the Hip

Apr 09, 2013

    Avascular Necrosis of the Hip Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Avascular necrosis is an ischemic change (loss of blood supply) that occurs in a portion of bone.  This may be traumatic or non-traumatic and may occur in multiple areas, mostly commonly affecting the hip, knee, shoulder, and wrist.  It tends to be most frequently occurring in middle-aged males 20 to 50 years of age and is often bilateral.  There has been an association with corticosteroids (cortisone) and…

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