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Stem Cell Therapy for Triathletes Gaining Popularity

Nov 25, 2013

Stem Cell Therapy for Triathletes Gaining Popularity  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL A triathlete puts a lot of strain on their knee. But, if you have previously injured your knee and had surgery, that strain is much greater. It is now known that trauma accelerates arthritis and surgery is another form of trauma, therefore being a triathlete with a prior history of knee surgery it was not a surprise when Dr. Lox examined a triathlete’s knees and found signs…

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Knee Surgery Got you Down? Look to Stem Cell Treatment for Results

Nov 23, 2013

Knee Surgery Got you Down? Look to Stem Cell Treatment for Results Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Frequently, patients who do not improve after knee surgery are left to ponder what to do next – since many feel as though surgery was THE last resort for them. However, more are opting for stem cell therapy as means to try and heal their knees before and after surgery. Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Specialist has seen…

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Knee Osteonecrosis – Call for Stem Cell Therapy Help From Greece

Nov 15, 2013

Call for Stem Cell Therapy Help From Greece Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL A patient in Greece with knee osteonecrosis /avascular necrosis (AVN) contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for help with management of osteonecrosis /AVN. Osteonecrosis or AVN is a condition where the blood supply to the bone is disrupted resulting in a area of bone dying or becoming necrotic. Dr. Lox is contacted frequently for help from patients all over the world. Every accommodation is attempted for out…

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When Your Knee Pain Persists: Are Stem Cells An Option?

Nov 01, 2013

When Your Knee Pain Persists: Are Stem Cells An Option? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Chronic knee pain is a frequent complaint of patients. There are a variety of possibilities for the underlying cause of the chronic knee pain. Many times, surgery is recommended for relief, yet when surgery fails to relieve symptoms, or sufferers are looking for an alternative to knee surgery, what options are available? Many patients and athletes are turning to regenerative medicine procedures such as…

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Knee Osteoarthritis and Stem Cells

Sep 23, 2013

Knee Osteoarthritis and Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Although most patients think that, with advancing Knee Osteoarthritis, the only option is surgical or total knee replacement, the field of regenerative medicine is progressively proving itself as a viable option for many. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy are becoming increasing popular non-surgical options for knee osteoarthritis. Patients are often told their knees are bone on bone, yet often their is still cartilage available that can…

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Knee Pain: When is it time for Knee Joint Replacement?

Sep 10, 2013

Knee Pain: When is it time for Knee Joint Replacement? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl A total knee replacement is not at the top of the list for most patients. Alternatives to knee joint replacement are becoming more increasingly popular. Among the alternatives to knee joint replacement is Stem Cell Therapy. Regenerative medicine therapies such as Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) are at the forefront of the new era of medicine called Regenerative Medicine. The ability…

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Stem Cell Therapy For Knees: My X-Rays Didn’t Tell The Whole Story

Sep 03, 2013

Stem Cell Therapy For Knees: My X-Rays Didn't Tell The Whole Story Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl A recent patient was told by a physician he needed both knees replaced. The patient was in his 50's and was concerned about having bilateral knee joint replacement. The patient researched stem cell therapy for knees – knee osteoarthritis in particular. He elected to consult with Dennis M. Lox, MD, – a leading expert on stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox showed the…

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I Feel So Good, I Forgot My Cane

Aug 23, 2013

I Feel So Good, I Forgot My Cane Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL A very interesting thing happened today. A woman who received stem cell therapy to both knees for severe osteoarthritis two months ago returned for followup. Her initial appointment showed marked difficulty walking (antalgic gait), knee swelling, difficulty going from sitting to standing. 2 months later she had no pain, no swelling, walked freely without her cane. best antivirus software for mac The patient, her son, and…

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Failed Knee Meniscal Surgery in a Rodeo Star Treatment with Stem Cells

Aug 21, 2013

Failed  Knee Meniscal Surgery in a Rodeo Star Treatment with Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Most sports that are physical can injure the knee meniscus. Current standard treatments for athletes and non- athletes include surgical debridement of the knee meniscus. These may result in short term improvement in symptoms due to mechanical decompression of the knee joint. However, knee meniscal resection is not always successful. For the athlete with  a failed knee surgery, the impact on their…

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Knee Osteoarthritis: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Aug 14, 2013

Knee Osteoarthritis: the good, the bad, and the ugly.  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL       What do you do when your told your knee is so bad that you need a total knee replacement (TKR) ? Knee Replacement surgery is not always successful. Complications such as infection, blood clots, the need for additional knee surgery are realities of contemplating knee surgery. Alternatives to knee surgery, such as Regenerative medicine techniques Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy may…

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