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Hip Osteoarthritis, Regenerative Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy

Aug 21, 2014

Hip Osteoarthritis, Regenerative Therapy, and Stem Cell Therapy. Hip osteoarthritis is a common disorder of aging.  It is also referred to generally as arthritis. Previously, osteoarthritis was thought to be a wear and tear phenomenon. Current scientific research reflects osteoarthritis is a wear and tear disorder may have a genetic predisposition and is accelerated by trauma. Research also reflects that surgery will also predispose to accelerated osteoarthritis. This results in trauma combined with surgery is not only synergistically linked to…

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Hip Pain as the Result of Osteoarthritis

Jun 26, 2014

Hip Pain as the Result of Osteoarthritis: Can Stem Cells Help?  Chronic hip pain often leads patients to the orthopedic surgeon,  and If hip arthritis is present not too infrequently a recommendation for total hip joint replacement is made. Many patients consult Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Stem Cell Therapy for hip osteoarthritis as an alternative to hip replacement. If the hip joint is still displaying evidence of a joint space stem cells can be of greater value. However, Dr.…

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If I Do Stem Cells Can I Walk and Lead a Normal Life?

May 09, 2014

If I Do Stem Cells Can I Walk and Lead a Normal Life? That was the question posed to Dennis M. Lox, MD,, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine. The particular patient asking the question had multiple problems. Obesity, severe knee an hip osteoarthritis, and metabolic syndrome. Being over 350 lbs. Dr. Lox knew the patient was more than likely in an inflammatory state which was confirmed with lab analysis. Orthopedic surgeons do not like to operate on obese…

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