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Patient From France Consults for PRP

Mar 03, 2014

Patient From France Consults Dr. Lox for PRP and Stem Cells For Lower Back. When your back goes out…it doesn’t matter what country you are in. Finding the right specialist in a foreign country may be a daunting affair. This particular patient from France was recently in the United States. She has a long, classic history for disc and degenerative symptoms. This places her in a chronic back pain category as she has failed many conservative modalities including, medication, physiotherapy,…

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A Patient From India Consults Dr. Dennis Lox for Lower Back Pain

Feb 23, 2014

A Patient From India Consults Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Lower Back Pain Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Chronic Lower Back Pain is second only to the common cold in terms of frequency of medical visits. Yet, some patients with low back pain have a more complicated underlying diagnosis. There are systemic inflammatory problems that may cause low back pain. Not all all of the rheumatoid family or test positive for Rheumatoid Factor. These are termed sero-positive. Those that…

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Chondrolysis: When Your Joint Won’t Stop Breaking Down Consider Stem Cells

Jul 25, 2013

Chondrolysis: When Your Joint Won’t Stop Breaking Down Consider Stem Cells  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl   Chondrolysis has been associated with shoulder arthroscopies that utilizes pain pumps afterwards with local anesthetics such as Marcaine (Bupivacaine) or Xylocaine (Lidocaine). It may have an increased risk when epinephrine is used in the pump. Chondrolysis is basically a severe shoulder arthritis that just keep wearing down until their is no cartilage left. These post arthroscopy pain anesthetic pumps have been taken…

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) And Stem Cells for Low Back Pain

Jul 03, 2013

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) And Stem Cells for Low Back Pain    Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl      Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been used for many conditions in orthopedic and sports medicine. The treatment of chronic low back pain entails many different therapeutic measures, including surgery which is less than 50% successful in the United States.       Dennis M. Lox, MD, has specialized in treating musculoskeletal problems for over 20 years. When back surgery has failed, or if…

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Low Back Pain: Can PRP Help?

May 08, 2013

Low Back Pain: Can PRP Help? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Low back pain afflicts many individuals. Often, it does not respond to conservative treatment. Surgery in the United States for low back pain hovers at 50% success rates. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been used for many musculoskeletal problems, including low back pain. Certain low back conditions may respond to Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). Exact placement of the PRP is the key. Localizing where the pain comes from…

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Chronic Low Back Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Healed with PRP

Apr 03, 2013

      Chronic Low Back Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Healed with PRP Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL        Chronic low back pain afflicts a large segment of the population. It is estimated that it ranks second only behind the common cold as a health care problem, yet it exerts a much greater toll on society from health care expenditures and pain and debility. When chronic low back pain occurs in patents suffering from the systemic effects of rheumatoid arthritis and…

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Sacroiliac Low Back Pain and PRP

Mar 26, 2013

  Sacroiliac Low Back Pain and PRP Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater Fl There was a time when a large number of physicians did not believe the sacroiliac joint was a pain producing joint. Some still find it controversial, however their numbers have dwindled in recent years as many have improved with sacroiliac treatments. Surgical procedures are never far behind, and now surgical fixation devices are ever-increasingly being promoted. As with most spine surgery for low back pain complications and…

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