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Shoulder Dislocation, Labral Tear and Brachial Plexus Injury

Apr 17, 2019

Dr. Lox on Shoulder Dislocation and Trauma Sometimes things run in spurts. Including diagnoses. Recently Dr. Lox saw multiple shoulder dislocations in a week. All different causes. Some were sports injuries, while others were just bad luck traumatic injuries. All had shoulder labral tears as a result of the shoulder dislocation. One was extremely severe.  It included nerve injury to the brachial plexus. Shoulder Dislocation and Labral Tears The shoulder is held in place by cartilage covering known as the…

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A Gymnast with Shoulder Labral Tear Consults Dr. Lox

Mar 20, 2019

Shoulder Labral Tear after Dislocation A Teen gymnast dislocated her shoulder. It relocated by itself, and she thought she was all better. Unknowing the true nature of shoulder dislocation she kept competing. Her shoulder dislocated 2 more times. This totaled 3 shoulder dislocations. At this point, she saw an orthopedic surgeon and an MRI of her shoulder was obtained. A large labral tear was noted. The orthopedic surgeon gave her options of surgery with a 4-month recovery with no gymnastics.…

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Professional Wrestler with Knee and Shoulder Arthritis

Mar 01, 2019

Professional Wrestler 6’4” and 350 Pounds, Not your Average Patient Dennis M. Lox M.D. has treated many elite athletes. Professional wrestlers often are plagued with chronic injuries later in their careers, including knee and shoulder arthritis. This professional wrestler was a living example of knee and shoulder pain with arthritis.  Repetitive trauma, prior surgery, and advancing age all predispose to degenerative joint arthritis. Dr. Lox has lectured at National and International Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Scientific Medical Conferences, with…

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Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy in Tennis Players

Jan 27, 2019

Knee Problems in The Greatest Tennis Players Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer perhaps two of the greatest tennis players ever are still playing in their mid to late thirties when previous generations were long retired. This dynamic duo of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are still at this golden age still winning the greatest tennis tournaments in the sport the grand slams. Both have more grand slam trophies 17 and 20 respectively than any other…

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A Shoulder Improves After Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox Plays Golf Tournament

Jan 21, 2019

Golf and Shoulder Pain A mid sixties avid golfer began having increasing right shoulder pain from shoulder arthritis. It progressed to hinder his golf game, eventually he stopped golfing, and that’s when he decided to contact Dennis M. Lox M.D. Dr. Lox an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, understood his problem right away. After treating his shoulder with Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy he returned to play in a golf tournament. Making him very happy indeed. Dr. Lox…

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Shoulder Pain That Keeps You Down: Is Regenerative Medicine an Option?

Dec 27, 2018

Causes of Shoulder Pain Chronic shoulder pain may arise from many different underlying causes. Often there are several underlying problems. The shoulder is a complex joint, so with many parts involved, it is not always as simple as we would like. This is especially true as we age, and with a prior history of sports, and or trauma. Whether or not, it is your dominant arm that is often a factor. Surprisingly though, the non dominant arm is often the…

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Shoulder Pain That Keeps You Down

Sep 25, 2018

Causes of Shoulder Pain Chronic shoulder pain may arise from many different underlying causes. Surprisingly though, the nondominant arm is often the problem shoulder. Some people have shoulder pain that evolves slowly, while others only develop shoulder pain at an advanced age. The late onset of shoulder pain is associated with severe degenerative changes and patients are shocked to hear they may need a shoulder replacement surgery. Shoulder Pain Syndromes at a Glance This  list makes up a great majority…

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Pennsylvanian Trainer with a Torn Shoulder Labrum Has Successful Stem Cell Treatment with Dr. Lox

Jul 25, 2017

Can Stem Cell Therapy Heal a Glenoid Labrum Tear? The personal trainer was an avid weightlifter who had to stop a significant portion of his upper body exercises with weights due to shoulder pain. An orthopedic surgeon recommended arthroscopic shoulder surgery to repair the torn glenoid labrum. He personally knew Dennis M. Lox, MD, for many years. He was also the owner of a successful personal training business, as well as a competitive weightlifter. Instead of shoulder surgery, he opted to fly…

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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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