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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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ABC Action News Dr. Lox Discusses Stem Cells with Ian Beckles and Brandi Winans

Nov 16, 2018

ABC Action News Dr. Lox Discusses Stem Cells with Ian Beckles and Brandi Winans ABC Action News Morning Blend Natalie Taylor interviewed Dennis M. Lox, MD, and his patients former NFL player and Radio Personality Ian Beckles, and Author and NFL Alumni Liaison Brandi Winans on their stem cell therapy. This was the second of a three-part airing of Dr. Lox and his patients, all notable Tampa Bay Area names. Dennis M. Lox, MD, has treaty a variety of professional…

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Hip AVN – Elite Soccer Player From Australia

Oct 26, 2018

Hip AVN – Elite Soccer Player From Australia Consults Dennis M. Lox, MD,.   AVN occurs when the blood supply to the bone becomes disrupted. Eventually, AVN  leads to ischemia and bone cell death (necrosis). For athletes, an AVN injury could be career ending so preventing rapid secondary degenerative arthritis should be the focus. When the bone collapses and the joint erodes joint replacement is imminent. On the other hand, if prevention of joint collapse occurs then it may be possible to…

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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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Turkish Professor Follows Up with Dr. Lox Two Years Later for Hip Stem Cells

Jun 30, 2017

Stem Cell Therapy In The Veterinary World A professor from Turkey contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD, 2 years ago for his expertise in stem cells. At the time stem cells were not routinely done in Turkey. Only the patient was not the professor, it was her dog. Stem cell therapy has been used in veterinary medicine long before its acceptance in human medicine. It was slower to gain popularity in general veterinary medicine because pet owners were not supportive of…

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Chronic Hip Pain: Stem Cell Therapy as an alternative to Hip Replacement

Nov 17, 2014

Chronic Hip Pain: Stem Cell Therapy as an Alternative to Hip Replacement.  A patient with hip pain for 20 years presented for Stem Cell Therapy consultation with Dr. Lox. He was told he needed both hips replaced many years ago; however, he was reluctant to proceed. His pain increased and mobility decreased. This instilled a desire to do his own research to see if there was an alternative to hip replacement surgery. He found Stem Cell Therapy and Dennis M.…

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Baseball Scout with Severe AVN Consults Dr. Lox

May 05, 2014

Baseball Scout with Severe AVN Consults Dr. Lox A baseball scout for a professional team began having progressive hip pain. Eventually, he presented to an orthopedic surgeon after x-rays and MRI’s was found to have AVN of both hips. There was no trauma or medical ailments,  no corticosteroid use. It was presumed idiopathic ( unknown cause). He consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, a sports and regenerative medicine physician in the Tampa Bay, Florida area for stem cell treatment.  Dr. Lox…

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