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Knee Stem Cells: Malaysian Find them Cheaper In United States with Dr. Lox

Jun 12, 2014

Malaysian Finds Knee Stem Cells Cheaper In the United States with Dr. Lox Often with today’s varied levels of global medical care, patients find what they consider to be “bargains” overseas at offshore clinics with drastic savings when compared to having the same types of procedures done (such as dental work or major surgery) in the United States. Recently, a Malaysian patient consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, on stem cell treatment. The patient traveled to the United States to treat his…

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Dr. Dennis Lox consulted

Jan 30, 2014

Dennis M. Lox, MD, consulted for Knee Stem Cells from Malaysia Dennis M. Lox, MD, consulted for Knee Stem Cells from Malaysia. Dr. Lox is frequently consulted for a variety of knee disorders. Often it is for alternatives to knee surgery. This case was a football player from Malaysia, who injured his knee meniscus, failed to improve, and was recommended for a second knee meniscal surgery. The second procedure was for the same condition, a lateral meniscal tear. Lateral meniscal…

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Case Study of Treatment With Adipose Derived Stem Cells Part I: Professional Football Player With Failed Knee Surgery

Oct 29, 2013

A Professional Football Player With Failed Knee Surgery: A Case Study of Treatment With Adipose Derived Stem Cells, Part I Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Introduction: The following is a case study presented in China this month at the Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine International Society Meeting in Shanghai, China. Meniscal knee surgery is no guarantee of a functional knee in sports. If a mechanical block is present, debridement of knee meniscal tissue may be successful in alleviating symptoms of…

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Avascular Necrosis AVN and Corticosteroids

Aug 29, 2013

Avascular Necrosis (AVN) and Corticosteroids Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Avascular Necrosis (AVN) can be seen with trauma, may be idiopathic or of unknown etiology, or seen with disease states. The association with corticosteroid use (cortisone) is nebulous. It has a definite increased risk after taking cortisone compounds, yet is hard to pin down who and when it may occur. It occurs more frequently with high doses, especially intravenous administration. Steroid treated asthma or pulmonary conditions, and autoimmune disorders…

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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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KNEE PAIN: ACL AND MENISCAL TEAR IN A SKIER TREATED WITH STEM CELLS

Jul 02, 2013

KNEE PAIN: ACL AND MENISCAL TEAR IN A SKIER TREATED WITH STEM CELLS  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Can you make it back on the mountain after a serious wipeout without surgery? That is the question confronting Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy. Surgery has been the staple for  reconstructing the knee after a bad ski injury, just ask Lindsey Vonn and a host of others elite skiers. Even snowboarder Shaun White had knee surgery. Now Platelet Rich Plasma…

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cells: Regenerative Medicine Therapies

Jun 28, 2013

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cells: Regenerative Medicine Therapies   Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl The use of Regenerative Medicine therapies such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy are becoming more popular as treatments for athletic injuries, chronic slow healing orthopedic conditions, and even arthritis treatment. The use of PRP and stem cell therapy for conditions like knee pain, hip pain, and shoulder problems are more evident as elite athletes are turning towards these therapies.…

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Alternatives to Knee Replacement: Stem Cell Therapy and PRP

Jun 26, 2013

Alternatives to Knee Replacement: Stem Cell Therapy and PRP  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl   When your told you need a knee replacement there may be another option. Regenerative Medicine therapies like Stem Cell Therapy, and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) may be viable treatment options. Regenerative Medicine is a new emerging field that is rapidly expanding into many medical fields. In orthopedics and musculoskeletal medicine, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy have seen a surge with elite…

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