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Tennis Player with Knee Pain Treated

Jun 30, 2014

Tennis Player with Knee Pain Treated with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) When a Tennis player gets knee pain it can be a real problem, especially when in competition. Just ask the  World Number 1 Tennis player Rafael Nadal. A competition Tennis player began having nagging knee pain that was hampering his ability to perform, enough so he was losing matches because of it. He consulted with Dennis M. Lox, MD, and it was agreed that Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) was…

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Shoulder Pain, Supraspinatus Tear

Jun 27, 2014

Shoulder Pain, Supraspinatus Tear Treatment with PRP & and Stem Cell Therapy.  Chronic shoulder pain may have many etiologies. When the pain arises from a supraspinatus tear it poses difficulty, especially with sports.  The supraspinatus is one of 4 muscles that comprise the rotator cuff. Of the 4 muscles that form the rotator cuff the distal supraspinatus tendon inserts on the greater tuberosity. It also traverses under the acromium and is subject to wear and tear by impingement. Of the…

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Chronic Low Back Pain Treated Successfully with PRP and Stem Cells

Jun 24, 2014

Chronic Low Back Pain Treated Successfully with PRP and Stem Cells When chronic low back pain occurs, it often frustrates and confounds the patient that there does not appear to be any lasting answers or relief. In fact, statistics have revealed only a 50% success rate with back surgery. That’s like flipping a coin. Not really the best odds or success rates to instill confidence to have these back surgeries. The truth is that back surgery is successful for very…

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Knee Pain: Top Ranked Tennis Player Turns To PRP with Dr. Lox

Jun 18, 2014

Top Ranked Tennis Player Turns To PRP with Dr. Lox for Knee Pain A top-ranked teen tennis player with persistent knee pain consulted with Dennis M. Lox, MD,, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine when conservative measures were proving ineffective. Dr. Lox recommended Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to help heal his injured knee. His play had begun to suffer when his knee didn’t heal. Each additional loss would lower his rankings and have profound implications for college scholarships. He…

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Physician Heal Thyself…Partial Achilles Tendon Tear Treated With Stem Cells by Dr. Dennis Lox

Jun 04, 2014

Physician Heal Thyself…No He Opts For Stem Cells For Partial Achilles Tendon Tear With Dennis M. Lox, MD, When you tear your Achilles’ tendon that is a problem. You need your Achilles’ tendon to push off with each step you take. If the tear is partial, it is possible that Regenerative Medicine therapies such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy may repair the injured tendon. The body has a tremendous capacity to heal itself. However, sometimes it…

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Doctor Proclaims I Take My Hat Off

Mar 28, 2014

Doctor Proclaims I Take My Hat Off To Dr. Lox for Helping 96 Year Old Patient With Chronic Low Back Pain. The patients own family Doctor stated “what he did was a miracle, I watched her in pain for years, and now she is not.” The fact that Dr. Lox treats and helps patients with arthritis is not uncommon, but relieving the years of discomfort in a 96 year old woman with chronic low back pain is. There may be…

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My Wrists with Torn TFCC “Feel Fantastic” After PRP, Proclaims Diver

Mar 19, 2014

My Wrists with Torn TFCC “Feel Fantastic” After PRP, Proclaims  Diver Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL After contacting Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, a competitive collegiate diver elected to proceed with Platelet Rich Plasma  (PRP) to both of her wrists after tearing both Triangulo-Fibrocartilagineous Complexes. The TFCC tears failed to respond to conservative measures and she elected to proceed with PRP under the direction of Dr. Lox. The procedure to the wrists with…

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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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Knee Pain That Won’t Go Away

Jan 20, 2014

Knee Pain That Won’t Go Away: Options for PRP and Stem Cells. When someone has knee pain that won’t go away, there may be alternatives to surgery. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy are Regenerative Medicine therapies that are emerging as alternatives to surgery. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a blood spinning (actually a centrifugation and separation) method to concentrate the blood platelets. The platelets in blood release growth factors that aid in healing. The problem with the…

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Patient With Low Back Pain Responds To Stem Cell Treatment

Jan 03, 2014

Patient With Low Back Pain Responds To Stem Cell Treatment Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Unhappy with chronic low back pain, and not responding to any prior treatment, a patient sought out Dennis M. Lox, MD, – a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Specialist in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. Dr. Lox diagnosed arthritis of the spine and the patient elected to have Regenerative Medicine therapies. These included Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Therapy. The patients pain improved within…

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