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Alaska Patient Consults Dr.Lox on Stem Cell Therapy

Dec 28, 2013

Alaska Patient Consults Dr.Lox on Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a sports and regenerative specialist in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, has seen and been consulted by patients in many foreign countries. But, when a patient in Alaska consulted him for stem cell therapy treatment it represented the furthest state in the United States to consult him. He has seen many patients from other states but Alaska is now the most distant…

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Knee Pain: When is it time for Knee Joint Replacement?

Sep 10, 2013

Knee Pain: When is it time for Knee Joint Replacement? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl A total knee replacement is not at the top of the list for most patients. Alternatives to knee joint replacement are becoming more increasingly popular. Among the alternatives to knee joint replacement is Stem Cell Therapy. Regenerative medicine therapies such as Stem Cell Therapy and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) are at the forefront of the new era of medicine called Regenerative Medicine. The ability…

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From Florida to Dallas to Denver to Montana Stem Cell Therapy is a Hot Topic

Aug 27, 2013

From Florida to Dallas to Denver, to Montana: Stem Cell Therapy is a Hot Topic On a recent vacation to run away from life and find peace. Stem Cell Therapy followed me. I ran out of business cards. It seems many people are researching the implications and uses of stem cells to treat orthopedic conditions. From Rodeo stars, to accountants with failed knee surgery, there is a captivated audience. People are generally excited about this Regenerative medicine technology. By weeks…

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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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Hip Pain and Avascular Necrosis treated with Stem Cell Therapy

Aug 22, 2013

Hip Pain and Avascular Necrosis treated with Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl A patient presented complaining of hip pain after a ski injury. He sustained a fracture of his hip and was surgically treated with metal rod. He continued to have complaints of pain and researched avascular necrosis. He consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for stem cell therapy as he was concerned with further hip degeneration and did not wish at a young age to have…

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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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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Stem Cell Therapy

Aug 16, 2013

  Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg, and Clearwater, Fl Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune disorders have seen an interest in stem cell therapy. Simple reason. Stem cells are immunomodulatory cells. That means that can help regulate the immune system as well as provide an anti-inflammatory effect. Current biological therapy medications that work by suppressing various cytokines TNF-a, IL-1B or IL-6 are helpful to some patients but are unkind to others exerting serious side effects.…

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Stem Cells in Soccer Player

Aug 15, 2013

   Teenage soccer player under goes stem cell treatment I have been playing soccer since I was 4 years old. I have played with many different club teams and in different leagues and I hoped to play in college or professionally in the future. However, in December 2012, I was told that I had Avascular Necrosis of the navicular bone. I’m not sure how it happened but I went to 5 different doctors to treat my ankle. The first four…

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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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AVASCULAR NECROSIS (AVN) or OSTEONECROSIS AND SPORTS TRAUMA

Aug 13, 2013

  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Avascular necrosis (AVN) or Osteonecrosis is a condition in which the blood supply to the bone is disrupted leading to cellular death of a portion of the bone. The loss of blood supply is known as avascular or ischemic, while the ensuing consequences lead to loss of oxygen and nutrition to bone cells resulting in bone cell death or necrosis. Trauma, is the leading cause of blood supply disruption. Sports and athletes may…

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