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Hip AVN or Osteonecrosis: Dennis Lox M.D.

Apr 06, 2019

Hip AVN or Osteonecrosis: Dennis Lox M.D. Hip Avascular necrosis (AVN) is also referred to as osteonecrosis. Dennis Lox M.D. is an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, with special expertise in AVN or Osteonecrosis. The hip is the most commonly affected joint with AVN.  Trauma, including sports injuries, leads the list of causes. What is AVN or Osteonecrosis? Avascular necrosis is a disorder of bone. It occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes impaired. This…

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Regenerative Expert by Day; Kung Fu Teacher by Night Treats Hip with Dr. Lox

Feb 25, 2019

Some Patients are Well Informed on Regenerative Medicine A very well informed patient flew from another state to treat with Dennis Lox M.D., a world-recognized Sports, and Regenerative Medicine Specialist. This patient, as well as Dr. Dennis Lox, have personal experience with Dr. Steven Badylak. Both Dr. Lox and the patient, have discussed hip Osteoarthritis with Dr. Badylak, who is one of the world’s most preeminent Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering scientists. Dennis M. Lox M.D. Sports and Regenerative Medicine…

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LA California Man with Hip Osteonecrosis has Hip Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Oct 04, 2018

An LA California Patient with Hip Osteonecrosis has Hip Stem Cells A patient from California with hip osteonecrosis, opted for hip stem cells with Dr. Lox in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of Beverly Hills. The patient was young and athletic, and did not want to consider hip replacement surgery, moreover, he was looking for Regenerative Medicine as an option to help his body heal itself. The prospect of doing nothing, and hoping his hip osteonecrosis (AVN) would not worsen…

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Teen Baseball Player with Hip Pain and Hip AVN or Osteonecrosis

Sep 10, 2018

Teen Baseball Player with Hip Pain and Hip AVN Consults Dennis M. Lox M.D. A teen soccer player presented to Dr. Lox with an ankle (navicular bone) AVN and was treated with stem cell therapy. Prior to the treatment, she was told she would need an ankle fusion and would never be able to play soccer again. After her ankle stem cell therapy, she returned to play soccer and was the leading scorer on her high school team as a…

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Igor the Siberian Tiger Gets Hip Stem Cell Treatment

Aug 13, 2018

Igor the Siberian Tiger Gets Hip Stem Cell Treatment  Hip Stem Cell Treatment  If it’s good enough for my patients and myself, hip stem cell treatment should be good enough for Igor the Tiger, and it was. Igor was a Siberian tiger in a Hungarian zoo. Like many humans, hip arthritis can impair full sports ability. In this case, Igor the Tiger could not jump into his favorite tree due to his hip pain. Hip stem cell injection may be…

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Vietnamese Patient with Hip Arthritis Opts for Stem cells with Dr. Lox

Aug 09, 2017

Vietnamese Patient Seeks Help For Hip Arthritis From Dennis M. Lox, MD, with Stem Cell Therapy A patient from Vietnam with degenerative osteoarthritis, or commonly known as “wear and tear” arthritis consults Dennis M. Lox M.D. for stem cell therapy of her hip. She had tried prescription anti-inflammatory medications and cortisone injections to no avail. Her orthopedic surgeon recommended a hip replacement surgery. She had a friend who developed a severe infection after a knee replacement and was reluctant to…

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Are Stem Cells an Alternative to Hip Replacement? Both Hips are Bad with Arthritis

Feb 03, 2014

Are Stem Cells an Alternative to Hip Replacement? Both Hips are Bad with Arthritis Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Hip pain is a common complaint as we age. Unfortunately, if you are diagnosed with hip arthritis as you age, the chances of both hips being affected are great. Sometimes, isolated single hip pain with arthritis does occur, especially with preexisting trauma. Sometimes, the pain comes on slowly over time and coincides with developing arthritis over time, however it is…

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Bilateral Hip Avascular Necrosis Treated With Stem Cell Therapy

Nov 30, 2013

Bilateral Hip Avascular Necrosis Treated With Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Avascular Necrosis (AVN) also referred to as osteonecrosis, aseptic necrosis, ischemic necrosis and bone infarction, all refer to the same medical disorder. Avascular and ischemic refer to loss of blood flow to a region of bone. This loss of blood flow results in the region of bone dying or becoming necrotic. Hence the names avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis, and ischemic necrosis. So what does all this…

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When your Hip is in Need of Stem Cells

Sep 17, 2013

When your Hip is in Need of Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Hip osteoarthritis is a common malady. Pain, debility and suffering is common. All too often surgery is recommended. Total hip replacement is often recommended. Often, patients desire an alternative to surgery, especially total hip replacement. Today is the dawn of regenerative medicine. Procedures such as Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) are becoming more common alternatives to hip surgery. Research is readily available.…

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Hip Osteoarthritis (OA) Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

Sep 05, 2013

Hip Osteoarthritis (OA) Treated with Stem Cell Therapy   Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Hip osteoarthritis (OA) may be severely disabling. Often the recommendation for total hip replacement is made.  Patients often seek alternatives to hip replacement surgery. One alternative is regenerative medicine therapy, which includes Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). When the hip is causing problems walking, and doing daily activities become compromised. This may be a opportune time to further evaluate the potential of…

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