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Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis, Injuries, and Athletes

Jan 02, 2014

Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis, Injuries, and Athletes Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine physician in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, uses regenerative medicine as a non-surgical way to treat arthritis, injuries, and athletes with sports injuries of all kinds. Dr. Lox utilizes the patient’s own blood to concentrate the blood’s platelets, a technique called “Platelet Rich Plasma” (PRP), and the patients own stem cells. Both PRP and stem cells cannot…

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Athletes Turning Toward PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

Dec 20, 2013

Athletes Turning Toward  PRP and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Athletes are also at the cutting edge of medical treatment. Platelet Rich Plasma, also known as PRP, and Stem Cell Therapy are Regenerative Medicine procedures that have become popular as more elite athletes have been known to turn towards these procedures as non-surgical solutions. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell therapies have been used to treat many disorders from knee, hip, shoulder, ankle, wrist and…

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Competitive Bodybuilder Turns to Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Pain

Dec 11, 2013

Competitive Bodybuilder Turns to Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Pain Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Years of squatting with heavy weights and competitive bodybuilding competitions had taken their toll on one patient’s knees. He was told his knee was so badly damaged that he needed a complete knee replacement if he wanted to address his knee pain. Competitive athletes don’t give up easily – and certainly don’t op for surgery if there is a better alternative available to them.…

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Chronic Low Back Pain Responds to PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

Dec 10, 2013

Chronic Low Back Responds to PRP and  Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Chronic low back pain is often a debilitating condition that can be caused by a number of muscular and/or skeletal problems. Many treatments for chronic low back pain have been implemented with limited success and, as a result, many sufferers are seeking alternatives. A patient with chronic low back Pain consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for evaluation and suggested course of treatment. It was…

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Knee Injury Pain: Stem Cell Therapy Brings Basketball Player off Sidelines and Back Into the Game

Dec 09, 2013

Knee Injury Pain: Stem Cell Therapy Brings Basketball Player off Sidelines and Back Into the Game Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL A bad fall during a basketball game resulted in a torn meniscus for a patient. The basketball player had surgery to correct the problem, but surgery did not improve the problem. The player consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Specialist, for advice and an alternative to the failed surgery. Dr. Lox advocated a course…

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One Bad Shoulder: Is Stem Cell Therapy the Answer?

Dec 05, 2013

One Bad Shoulder: Is Stem Cell Therapy the Answer? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Having a bad shoulder is a tough proposition. Most bad/sore shoulders involve a limited range of motion, pain, debility and loss of joint use…to start. Sometimes trauma induces the arthritis that leads to a bad shoulder and the subsequent pain. Other times, medical complications lead to development of shoulder arthritis. Protecting your shoulder(s) by limiting range of motion activities can help – but that diminishes…

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90 Year-Old Receives Stem Cell Therapy For Back Pain

Dec 04, 2013

90 Year-Old Receives Stem Cell Therapy For Back Pain Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL A 90-year-old female patient decided enough was enough with her back pain. When seeking out a solution to her back problems, she was not deemed a good candidate for surgery – which was probably a good thing in the long run. Being Internet savvy, the patient surfed the web exploring her options for relief. She had spent a considerable amount of time researching regenerative medicine…

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Bahamian Seeks Stem Cell Treatment From Florida Doctor

Dec 03, 2013

Bahamas: A Cruise to Get Stem Cell Treatment From Florida Doctor Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a Sports and regenerative medicine specialist located in Florida, sees patients from all over – across town, out of town out of state, and yes even out of the country. Dr. Lox has developed a specialized practice in regenerative medicine that  services those who are looking for treatment that provides relief from pain and the ability to lead a…

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Patient Opts For Stem Cell Therapy Over Cane

Dec 02, 2013

Patient Opts For Stem Cell Therapy Over Cane Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Quite often, pride overcomes our ability to think rationally when it comes to our health. At other times, it’s this pride and determination that lead us to seek out medical solutions. This was the case with a recent patient of Dr. Lox. Her pride got to her. She came in for a consultation with Dennis M. Lox, MD, and adamantly stated she should be able to…

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Wrist Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Stem Cell Therapy

Nov 28, 2013

Wrist Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Wrist Rheumatoid Arthritis afflicts many patients. For some, a simple medication helps. For others those medications create chaos in the body. It is a complicated subject, autoimmune diseases. The body literally attacks itself destroying synovium, cartilage and bone. It is most  noticeable in the smaller joints especially the bones of the hands. It can be very disfiguring in small joints. The wrist is a larger joint…

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